The Prime Minister: The Office and Its Holders since 1945.
New York: Palgrave/St, Martin's Press, 2001. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear and rubbing to the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine. Dj has wear and rubbing along the edges with some light scuffing to the covers. Smoky smell to the book. 686 pages with illustrations, endnotes, and index. A thick history on the changing nature of the position of prime minister in the United Kingdom and the careers of Clement Attlee (1945-51), Winston Chruchill (1951-55), Anthony Eden (1955-57), Harold Macmillan (1957-63), Alec Douglas-Home (1963-64), Harold Wilson (1964-70, 1974-76), Edward Heath (1970-74), James Callaghan (1976-79), Margaret Thatcher (1979-90), John Major (1990-97), and Tony Blair (1997-present). (Item ID: 11918)