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Neville Chamberlain was the British prime minister before and during the beginning of the Second World War. He died early in the war due to cancer, after losing the position of Prime Minister to Winston Churchill in May /5. Neville Chamberlain (Arthur Neville Chamberlain), –, British statesman; son of Joseph Chamberlain and half-brother of Sir Austen first half of his career was spent in business and, after , in the city government of Birmingham, of which he became lord mayor in Particularly timely is the book’s examination of Neville Chamberlain. It highlights the dangers to a democracy of a leader who comes to power knowing little or . Neville Chamberlain, prime minister of the United Kingdom from , to , whose name is identified with the policy of ‘appeasement’ toward Adolf Hitler’s Germany in the period immediately preceding World War II. Learn more about Chamberlain’s life and career in this article.
The Neville Chamberlain Diary Letters: Volume 1: The Making of a Politician, – The Making of a Politician, v. 1 by Robert Self | 28 Jul Hardcover. This is the first book I've read focusing on Neville Chamberlain and I went into it hoping to learn more about the man and his work than what everyone knows- appeasement. In many ways, "Neville Chamberlain's Legacy" did just that: introduce a man to those who know nothing about him.4/5. Neville Chamberlain's Legacy. Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain is still best remembered for appeasing Adolf Hitler and waving his ‘piece of paper’ at Heston aerodrome. Sacrificing the Sudetenland at Munich on 30 September , he then memorably declared ‘peace for our time’. The prime minister could learn a thing or two from Neville Chamberlain’s disastrous summit 80 years ago, says author David Boyle Published: 28 Sep Published: 28 Sep
• Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War by Tim Bouverie is published by Bodley Head (£20). To order a copy go to or call . History has not looked kindly upon Neville Chamberlain. Despite a long and distinguished political career, his trip to Munich in and the 'appeasement' of Hitler have forever overshadowed his many other achievements and blighted his reputation, his name now synonymous with the futility of trying to reason with dictators and bullies. Neville Chamberlain's "Peace For Our Time" Speech in front of 10 Downing St., Septem Copy quote We should seek by all means in our power to avoid war, by analysing possible causes, by trying to remove them, by discussion in . Neville Chamberlain remains one of the most controversial figures of twentieth-century British politics. For many years he was admired, even revered, throughout Britain. After serving as Prime Minister, however, Chamberlain left office a reviled and disdained public figure. This book seeks to Pages: