Politics and War in Churchill’s Life of the Duke of Marlborough

By |2018-11-09T12:48:51-05:00March 10th, 2014|Categories: Books, Winston Churchill|Tags: , |

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough Marlborough: His Life and Times. By Winston S. Churchill. 4 vols. (London: George G. Harrap and Company, 1933-38). Not a whit less important than his deeds and speeches are his writings, above all his Marlborough—the greatest historical work written in our century, an inexhaustible mine of [...]

“Thoughts & Adventures”: A Classic of 20th Century Prose

By |2015-04-26T19:57:57-05:00August 12th, 2013|Categories: Books, TIC Featured Book, W. Winston Elliott III, Winston Churchill|Tags: |

Thoughts and Adventures, by Winston S. Churchill This material progress, in itself so splendid, does not meet any of the real needs of the human race…. No material progress, even though it takes shapes we cannot now conceive, or however it may expand the faculties of man, can bring comfort to his soul. It [...]

A Kind of Dignity and Even Nobility: Winston Churchill’s “Thoughts and Adventures”

By |2016-06-14T09:47:42-05:00August 10th, 2013|Categories: Books, Modernity, Political Science Reviewer, Winston Churchill|Tags: |

Winston S. Churchill Amid These Storms: Thoughts and Adventures, by Winston Churchill [1] This material progress, in itself so splendid, does not meet any of the real needs of the human race…. No material progress, even though it takes shapes we cannot now conceive, or however it may expand the faculties of [...]