Tony Blair (Hardcover) - Hinman, Bonnie/ Schlesinger, Arthur Meier (INT)

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A former rock music promoter and a student of socialist thought at Oxford University, Tony Blair became a member of Parliament, and then prime minister of Great Britain, in only 14 years. Finding inspiration in President Bill Clinton's political strategy, the youthful Blair made his quick rise through the Labour Party's ranks largely by advocating modernization.

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Publisher Facts on File
Mfg Part# 9780791092163
SKU 202608097
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 079109216X
Release Date 4/10/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.75L x 0.5T
Author Info
Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr.
The son of esteemed historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Schlesinger, Jr. went to Harvard University, where he got his B. A. in 1938. An early work, THE AGE OF JACKSON, won the Pulitzer Prize in history in 1946. As a result, he was offered a position at Harvard. He spent over 30 years on his three-volume study, THE AGE OF ROOSEVELT. A democrat and a liberal, Schlesinger was a founder of the Americans for Democratic Action and was a supporter of Adlai Stevenson. Schlesinger was a close family confidante of the Kennedys, and served as advisor to JFK. He won a Pulitzer Prize for his biography of Kennedy's term in office, A THOUSAND DAYS. In the '70s, he wrote a very laudatory biography, ROBERT KENNEDY & HIS TIMES. Schlesinger has been a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and was elected to the prestigious American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He has been on the faculty of The Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
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Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 12
Number of Pages 0120
Publisher Chelsea House Publications
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