Prime Ministerial Anecdotes

Author(s): Roger Mason

ISBN: 9781781556542
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This book contains mini-biographies of all of Britain’s fifty-four Prime Ministers, from Sir Robert Walpole to Theresa May. Each one is followed by a number of fascinating anecdotes. All are interesting, many are revealing of the character of a Prime Minister.
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  • An account of the lives and careers of Britain’s fifty-four Prime Ministers 
  • Numerous insights into their characters
  • What made them tick? This book helps us understand them
  • Numerous anecdotes to bring their stories to life 

There have been fifty-four Prime Ministers in Britain, from Sir Robert Walpole to Theresa May, and this volume will explore each of them in varying depth. Each chapter will start with a mini-biography, providing details of the Prime Minister’s life and career before moving on to a number of anecdotes about them.

Prime Ministerial Anecdotes documents the entire history of Britain’s parliamentary elect, analysing the character and actions of the highest governmental officials. Roger Mason’s detailed profiles ensure that each holder of this title is remembered for posterity.

BOOK ISBN 9781781556542
FORMAT 248 x 172 mm
BINDING Paperback
PAGES 208 pages
PUBLICATION DATE 8 June 2018
TERRITORY World
ILLUSTRATIONS 159 colour photographs and cartoons

 

 





Roger Mason has written extensively on the topic of political history; this is his twenty-second book and follows the acclaimed The Struggle for Democracy: Parliamentary Reform from Rotten Boroughs to Today. He has expert knowledge of Britain’s Prime Ministers and an eye for fascinating anecdotes. Mason is an accountant and chartered secretary, and after a career as a director of a number of companies, he now presents seminars for directors and company secretaries. He also gives interesting and entertaining talks on cruise ships.

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