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Jenkins, Roy 1920-2003

Overview
Works: 228 works in 772 publications in 8 languages and 18,589 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Performer, Author of introduction, Speaker, pre, Contributor, Creator, Honoree
Classifications: DA566.9.C5, B
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Most widely held works by Roy Jenkins
Churchill : a biography by Roy Jenkins( Book )

45 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a glimpse into the extraordinary life of Britain's greatest prime minister, recreating his many accomplishments, trials, and tribulations throughout his life that contributed to his success
Franklin Delano Roosevelt by Roy Jenkins( Book )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Franklin Delano Roosevelt was a statesman whose massive achievements tower over the twentieth century. In a ranking of American presidents, he is rivaled only by George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. He was elected to an unprecedented four terms in office, and his accomplishments in leading the nation through depression and world war resonate to this day." "Roosevelt's presidency was one of the most eventful in U.S. history. He took office in the midst of economic crisis: the stock market had crashed, the banking system had collapsed, and millions of Americans were unemployed. Galvanizing the nation with his 1933 inaugural address and with a flurry of legislation in the First Hundred Days, Roosevelt demonstrated an optimism and resolve that garnered quick support for his administration and for the programs that he called the New Deal. And he was the first president truly to understand the power of the new mass media, rallying the nation through "fireside chats" on the radio and speeches that were the mainstay of movie house newsreels." "Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the dominant president of the twentieth century and helped the United States become the most influential world power. Roy Jenkins's assessment enables us to understand how he accomplished this and why he still stands tall in our estimation today."--Jacket
Gladstone : a biography by Roy Jenkins( Book )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Gladstone was, with Tennyson, Newman, Dickens, Carlyle, and Darwin, one of the stars of nineteenth-century British life. He spent 63 of his 89 years in the House of Commons and was prime minister four times, a unique accomplishment. From his critical role in the formation of the Liberal Party to his preoccupation with the cause of Irish Home Rule, he was a commanding politician and statesman nonpareil. But Gladstone the man was much more: a classical scholar, a wide-ranging author, a vociferous participant in all the great theological debates of the day, a voracious reader, and an avid walker who chopped down trees for recreation. He was also a man obsessed with the idea of his own sinfulness. This full and deep portrait of a complicated man offers a sweeping picture of a tumultuous century in British history.--From publisher description
Truman by Roy Jenkins( Book )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author considers Truman's presidency was marked by firm and level-headed decisions which guided the western world through the unstable post-war years
Asquith : portrait of a man and an era by Roy Jenkins( Book )

25 editions published between 1964 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As British prime minister, Asquith enjoyed 8 years and 6 months of unbroken power amid bitter opposition. Yet his falling in 1916 was sudden and final
Afternoon on the Potomac? A British view of America's changing position in the world by Roy Jenkins( Book )

11 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains the three text lextures delivered at Yale University. Interprets Britian's changing perspectives since the end of World War ll, and reflects on theproblems now faced by the United States. For the future, he sees a European Community strengthened by British entry, while America will have to come to terms with its waning economic, political and military power
World change and world security by Norman C Dahl( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Balfour's poodle : peers v. people by Roy Jenkins( Book )

10 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Charles Dilke; a Victorian tragedy by Roy Jenkins( Book )

26 editions published between 1958 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baldwin by Roy Jenkins( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Engelse conservatieve politicus (1867-1947)
Mr. Balfour's poodle: an account of the struggle between the House of Lords and the government of Mr. Asquith by Roy Jenkins( Book )

28 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victorian scandal : a biography of the right honorable gentleman Sir Charles Dilke by Roy Jenkins( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays and speeches by Roy Jenkins( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britain and the EEC : proceedings of Section F (Economics) of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Liverpool, 1982 by British Association for the Advancement of Science( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine men of power by Roy Jenkins( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chancellors by Roy Jenkins( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text provides a fascinating insight into the heart of politics over the last two hundred years and furthers our understanding of one of the most significant political roles in British government
European diary : 1977-1981 by Roy Jenkins( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dagbøger fra Roy Jenkins' tid som formand for Europa-Kommissionen
The labour case by Roy Jenkins( Book )

15 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British liberal tradition : from Gladstone to young Churchill, Asquith, and Lloyd George--is Blair their heir? by Roy Jenkins( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this wide ranging lecture, Lord Roy Jenkins tells the story of the rise and fall of the British Liberal Party under prime ministers Gladstone, Churchill, Asquith, and Lloyd George, and explores the place of current British prime minister Tony Blair in this tradition. Beginning his address with the Liberal Party's birth in London in 1859, Lord Jenkins discusses the relative success of these prime ministers in dealing with social issues, such as religion and suffrage, and aspects of government legislation including education, foreign policy, and the military. He punctuates this analysis with his views on the personalities of these men, recognizing that the character of leaders naturally shapes their leadership. Of William Ewart Gladstone, for example, Lord Jenkins notes that, while he was 'not necessarily the greatest prime minister, ' Gladstone was 'certainly the most remarkable specimen of humanity ever to inhabit 10 Downing Street.'"--Jacket
Mr. Attlee, an interim biography by Roy Jenkins( Book )

14 editions published in 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Churchill : a biography
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Franklin Delano RooseveltGladstone : a biographyMr. Balfour's poodle : peers v. peopleSir Charles Dilke; a Victorian tragedyThe chancellorsThe British liberal tradition : from Gladstone to young Churchill, Asquith, and Lloyd George--is Blair their heir?Roy Jenkins, a biography