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Sep

Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War - Tim Bouverie

Join Tim Bouverie as he discusses his new book 'Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War'.

St Michael & All Angels Parish Hall, London

Saturday 14th September, 2019 @ 11:15 am

  • In Conversation

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About the Event

Historian Tim Bouverie takes us into the back-rooms of Parliament and Downing Street, and the drawing rooms and dining clubs of fading imperial Britain, showing how Hitler enjoyed surprising support among the ruling classes.

Chaired by Julia Wheeler.

Venue Information

St Michael & All Angels Parish Hall
Bath Road
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London
W4 1TT
United Kingdom
Phone: 02089953559

About the Book

Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War
Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War

Tim Bouverie

Publisher:Vintage Publishing

Publication date:4 Apr 2019

ISBN:9781847924407

4.37 out of 5
10 reviews
"pacy, personality-driven, self-consciously writerly and ever so slightly moralistic"
The Guardian
"[Bouverie] has done his homework and has a nice eye for revealing anecdotes"
The Sunday Times
"Bouverie skilfully traces each shameful step to war"
The Sunday Telegraph
"(an) excellent and well-researched book"
Daily Mail
"A gripping account of the nation’s greatest mistake is timely and relevant"
The Observer
"[a] finely written history"
The Daily Telegraph
"The case is well made that appeasing Hitler was not hard-nosed pragmatism but self-delusion"
The Times
"Tim Bouverie makes clear that Chamberlain naively clung to his illusions"
The Spectator
"A great account of how political misjudgments ultimately encouraged Nazi aggression"
Evening Standard
"How the appeasement of Hitler played into his hands"
New Statesman

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Appeasing Hitler is an astonishingly accomplished debut' ANTONY BEEVOR`One of the most promising young historians to enter our field for years' MAX HASTINGS`Brilliant and sparkling ... reads like a thriller.