Fighting Churchill, Appeasing Hitler: Neville Chamberlain, Sir Horace Wilson, & Britain's Plight of Appeasement: 1937-1939

Adrian Phillips (Author)

Product Details

Pegasus Books
Publish Date
December 03, 2019

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About the Author

Adrian Phillips is the author of The King Who Had to Go: Edward VIII, Mrs. Simpson, and the Hidden Politics of the Abdication Crisis. Adrian lectures and blogs regularly on the broader history of the period. He lives in England.


A comprehensive examination of British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's efforts to negotiate peace with Nazi Germany.-- (10/07/2019)
A complex tale of the political rivalry that underlay a key episode in 20th-century world events. A fresh interpretation of the question of appeasement that will interest students of 20th-century history.-- (10/15/2019)
This fascinating study is a model of historical sleuthing. Vigorously researched, it should appeal widely to history buffs-- (10/11/2019)
This very readable and detailed description of how policy was made and implemented gives us a unique way to look at fateful decisions that helped advance events leading to World War II.-- (12/03/2019)
The King Who Had to Go provides a dramatic and persuasive account of an important episode in British constitutional history. Based on an impressive range of sources, and written with flair, it makes a compelling case for Edward VIII's inadequacy as a monarch.--Richard Toye, Professor and Head of History, University of Exeter [praise for 'The King Who Had to Go']