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Hugh Dalton Paperback ´ Hugh Dalton eBook Ð hugh mobile, dalton epub, Hugh DaltonHugh Dalton eBookIntellectual, crusader, patriot, bon viveur, bully, conspirator there were many sides to Hugh Dalton, one of the most effective, and strangest of modern political leadersThe Torie called him a class traitor and they were right Son of a tutor to royal princes, Dalton was educated at Eton and King s College, Cambridge, where he was taught by Maynard Keynes, fell under the spell of Rupert Brooke, and learnt about socialism from Keir Hardie and Beatrice WebbHardened by war and the tragic death of a young daughter, Dalton entered Parliament inFor the next three decades his impact on government policy and on the leadership, organization and philosophy of the Labour Party was immenseInChurchill put him in charge of the Special Operations Executive SOE , issuing the famous command Set Europe Ablaze InDalton became the most socialist Chancellor of the Exchequer ever, making possible the setting up of the welfare stateRichard Crossman admired Dalton for his sheer intellectual and physical power Michael Foot described how the song in Dalton s heart swelled to a socialist anthemIn this immensely readable biography of Dalton, the first to have been written, the author not only makes use of official records, interviews and private papers, but also of the hitherto unpublished Dalton Diaries.


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  1. Thomas Thomas says:

    Paperback ´ Hugh Dalton eBook Ð hugh mobile, dalton epub, Hugh DaltonHugh Dalton eBookBen Pimlott is a talented writer and this is evidently clear throughout However Daltons wartime ministerial career is given too much focus which consists of intractable bureaucr


  2. Ipswichblade Ipswichblade says:

    Paperback ´ Hugh Dalton eBook Ð hugh mobile, dalton epub, Hugh DaltonHugh Dalton eBookExcellent biography of an important member of Atlee s goverment


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