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Pimlott, Ben 1945-

Overview
Works: 47 works in 262 publications in 3 languages and 6,337 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Science fiction  Biography  History  Dystopian fiction  Satire  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dystopias 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR6029.R8, 823.912
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Most widely held works by Ben Pimlott
The Queen : a biography of Elizabeth II by Ben Pimlott( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authorized biography of England's Queen Elizabeth II, drawing from government and palace archives, as well as interviews with people close to the monarch, to provide information about her private and public life
Trade unions in British politics( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Wilson by Ben Pimlott( Book )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om Labour-partiets leder Harold Wilson
The Media in British politics by Jean Seaton( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Second World War diary of Hugh Dalton 1940-45 by Hugh Dalton Dalton( Book )

15 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dagboek van de Britse socialistische politicus, die tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog als onderminister en als hoge ambtenaar getuige was van de interne verhoudingen in het Britse oorlogskabinet
1984 : a novel by George Orwell( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Nineteen eighty-four", one of the 20th century's great myth-makers George Orwell takes a cold look at the future
Tackling the inner cities : the 1980s reviewed, prospects for the 1990s by Susanne MacGregor( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om resultaterne af Thatcherregeringens storbypolitik
The political diary of Hugh Dalton, 1918-40, 1945-60 by Hugh Dalton Dalton( Book )

11 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fabian essays in socialist thought( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Queen : Elizabeth II and the monarchy by Ben Pimlott( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Queen, Ben Pimlott creates a richly detailed, compelling portrayal of Elizabeth II - the individual, the institution, and the icon. Written with the cooperation of Buckingham Palace, this distinguished biography is enriched by unprecedented access to government and palace archives, as well as interviews with dozens of persons close to the queen, including Princess Margaret; the archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Runcie; Lord Charteris, the queen's longtime private secretary; and Hardy Amies, the royal dressmaker, and by access to the private diaries of Jock Colville, who served as private secretary to both the queen and Winston Churchill. The result is a penetrating examination that goes far beyond the typical royal biography." "He explores the social, political, and psychological influences that shaped the queen's personality and the ideas she represents, Pimlott brings an illuminating perspective to the queen's relationship with her prime ministers, and he offers an intriguing view of the phenomenon of the monarchy itself - and of its future."--Jacket
Governing London by Ben Pimlott( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is the first to take a close historical look at Ken Livingstone's London. It examines the development of London governance from the demise of the Greater London Council to the establishment of the Greater London Authority." "The authors investigate the working of Mayor and Assembly, unravel the underlying politics of London and explore policy debates about transport, crime, and economic development. Finally they pose a question of key importance, not just to Londoners, but also to those interested in urban governance throughout the world: to what extent can the creation of new institutions and instruments of government give a major city the sense of being a political community?"--BOOK JACKET
The Englishman's Christmas : a social history by J. A. R Pimlott( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where did the modern style, form, and content of Christmas celebrations come from? Father Christmas, the holly-and-the-ivy, mistletoe, the decorated Christmas trees - the mixture of Christian and Pagan, innovation and adaptation. In this book the author explores the origins of the English Christmas, and traces how the English have spent Christmas from the Middle Ages onwards
Frustrate their knavish tricks : writings on biography, history and politics by Ben Pimlott( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Alternative : politics for a change( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Labour's first hundred days by Ben Pimlott( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Królewa : biografia Elżbiety II by Ben Pimlott( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Polish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orwell's England : the Road to Wigan Pier in the context of essays, reviews, letters and poems selected from the Complete works of George Orwell by George Orwell( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Much of George Orwell's best writing, brought together in this magnificent new collection, is concerned with England, a country that he found both endearing and frustrating." "In the perceptive The English People, he lists the national characteristics as 'suspicion of foreigners, sentimentality about animals, hypocrisy, exaggerated class distinctions, and an obsession with sport'. The Road to Wigan Pier, his blistering account of poverty in the north of England, and his essays on class and the horrors of life at private school violently attack what he famously called 'the most class-ridden country under the sun'. Yet other writings here also ruminate on the merits of cricket, gardening, roast dinners, pubs, cups of tea and seaside postcards, showing Orwell's attitude to Englishness in all its lively complexity."--Jacket
 
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The Queen : a biography of Elizabeth II
Alternative Names
Ben Pimlott britischer Schriftsteller und Historiker

Ben Pimlott British historian

Ben Pimlott Brits historicus (1945-2004)

Ben Pimlott brytyjski historyk

Ben Pimlott historiador británico

Pimlott, Ben

Pimlott, Ben 1945-

Pimlott Benjamin John

Pimlott, Benjamin John 1945-

Pimlott, Benjamin John 1945-2004

Pimlott, Benjamin John Pimlott 1945-2004

핌롯, 벤

Languages
English (170)

Polish (4)

Spanish (3)

Covers
Harold Wilson1984 : a novelThe Queen : Elizabeth II and the monarchyGoverning LondonOrwell's England : the Road to Wigan Pier in the context of essays, reviews, letters and poems selected from the Complete works of George Orwell