Step By Step Political Writings: 1936-1939

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  • Copyright: 2015-03-26
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
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In the years following the great depression, with Germany rearming and the rise of fascism across Europe being met with a policy of appeasement from the Democratic countries, Winston Churchill stood as a rare voice in the wilderness, warning of the dangers to come.

Now available in the Bloomsbury Revelations series to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, Step By Step is a powerful collection of Churchill's newspaper writings in the years before the outbreak of war. Including his writings on the inadequacy of Britain's navy, the dramas of the Spanish Civil War, the influence of the Soviet Union and the alliance between Hitler and Mussolini, the book is a powerful demonstration of Churchill's political foresight and the power of his writing.

Author Biography

Sir Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on two occasions, from 1940-1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Celebrated as one of the greatest leaders of the twentieth century, he was also a gifted orator, statesman and historian. The author of more than 40 books, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953 and in 1963 was made an honorary citizen of the United States.

Table of Contents

1. Britain, Germany and Locarno (March 13th)
2. Stop It Now! (April 3rd)
3. Where Do We Stand? (April 17th)
4. How Germany Is Arming (May 1st)
5. Our Navy Must Be Stronger (May 15th)
6. Organise Our Supplies (May 29th)
7. How to Stop War (June 12th)
8. Why Sanctions Failed (June 26th)
9. Dusk Approaches (July 13th)
10. The Spanish Tragedy (August 10th)
11. Keep Out of Spain (August 21st)
12. Enemies to the Left (September 4th)
13. A Testing Time For France (September 18th)
14. An Object Lesson From Spain (October 2nd)
15. The Communist Schism (October 16th)
16. Gathering Storm (October 30th)
17. In Mediterranean Waters (November 13th)
18. Germany and Japan (November 27th)
19. The Pledge of France (December 11th)
20. Mr Baldwin's Revival (December 28th)
21. No Intervention in Spain (January 8th)
22. How to Meet the Bill (January 22nd)
23. Europe's Peace (February 5th)
24. France Faces A New Crisis (February 19th)
25. Germany's Claim for Colonies (March 5th)
26. Rebuilding the Battle Fleet (March 22nd)
27. Can The Powers Bring Peace to Spain? (April 2nd)
28. The New Phase in India (April 16th)
29. Germany and the Low Countries (May 7th)
30. Defending the Empire (May 13th)
31. America Looks At Europe (May 31st)
32. The Rome-Berlin Axis (June 11th)
33. "Vive La France" (June 25th)
34. The Ebbing Tide of Socialism (July 9th)
35. Palestine Partition (July 23rd)
36. Anglo-Italian Friendship - How? (August 6th)
37. A Plain Word to the Nazis (August 20th)
38. The Wounded Dragon (September 3rd)
39. Friendship With Germany (September 17th)
40. The Dictators Have Smiled (October 1st)
41. War Is Not Imminent (October 15th)
42. Yugoslavia and Europe (October 29th)
43. Armistice - Or Peace? (November 11th)
44. Spain's Road to Peace (November 26th)
45. What We Ask of the United States (December 10th)
46. Panorama of 1937 (December 23rd)
47. Britain Rearms (January 7th)
48. What Japan Thinks of Us (January 21st)
49. The Dusk of the League (February 4th)
50. It's Not All Over Yet (February 17th)
51. Carry On! (March 4th)
52. The Austrian Eye-Opener (March 18th)
53. Red Sunset in Spain (April 5th)
54. The New French Government (April 14th)
55. Britain's Deficiencies in Aircraft Manufacture (April 28th)
56. Britain and Italy (May 12th)
57. Japan Entangled (May 26th)
58. National Service (June 9th)
59. Shadows Over Czechoslovakia (June 23rd)
60. The Rape of Austria (July 6th)
61. Thoughts on the Royal Visit (July 26th)
62. The United States and Europe (August 4th)
63. German Manoeuvres (August 18th)
64. Is Air-Power Decisive? (September 1st)
65. The European Crisis (September 15th)
66. France After Munich (October 4th)
67. Palestine (October 20th)
68. The Japanes Burden (November 3rd)
69. The Morrow of Munich (November 17th)
70. France and England (December 1st)
71. New Lights in Eastern Europe (December 15th)
72. The Spanish Ulcer (December 30th)
73. The Anglo-German Naval Agreement (January 12th)
74. Mussolini's Cares (January 30th)
75. The Lull in Europe (February 9th)
76. Hope in Spain (February 23rd)
77. Is It Peace? (March 9th)
78. The Crunch (March 24th)
79. Mussolini's Choice (April 13th)
80. After President Roosevelt's Message (April 20th)
81. The Russian Counterpoise (May 4th)
82. The Anglo-Turkish Alliance (May 15th)

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