The outbreak of the European war altered the whole course of Lloyd George's life and as Minister of Munitions, he carried through what was almost another Industrial Revolution - and a social one as well. However his imaginative views on strategy brought him into conflict with professional warlords, and his advocacy of conscription outraged many of his liberal colleagues. John Grigg describes this momentous phase in his life with drama and candour. He brings to life a landmark era of British political and constitutional history and the man who shaped it.
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The first three volumes of John Grigg's life of Lloyd George - Young Lloyd George, The People's Champion and From Peace to War (available in Penguin paperback) - have established him as one of the greatest political biographers of the century. Among his other books are Nancy Astor and 1943: The Victory that Never Was (available in Penguin paperback). Volume Four of his life of Lloyd George, Lloyd George: War Leader: 1916 - 1918 is published in October 2002.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140284265