Prologue: Churchill from memory to history David Cannadine; 1. Churchill's three careers Paul Addison; 2. Churchill and democracy Roland Quinault; 3. Churchill and the trade unions Chris Wrigley; 4. Churchill and the Conservative Party Stuart Ball; 5. Churchill and the British monarchy David Cannadine; 6. Churchill and The Gathering Storm David Reynolds; 7. Churchill and the American alliance John Charmley; 8. Churchill and the two 'evil empires' David Carleton; 9. Churchill and the East-West detente John W. Young; 10. Churchill and the Premiership Peter Hennessy; Epilogue. Churchill remembered Tony Benn, Lord Carrington, Lord Deedes and Lady Soames.
This book evaluates Churchill's historical position in the twenty-first century.
David Cannadine is the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Professor of British History at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London, and is one of Britain's foremost historians. Roland Quinault is a reader in history at London Metropolitan University.