Politicians, Historians, and the War: A Reassessment of the Political Crisis of December 1916

@article{Fair1977PoliticiansHA,
  title={Politicians, Historians, and the War: A Reassessment of the Political Crisis of December 1916},
  author={J. Fair},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  year={1977},
  volume={49},
  pages={D1329 - D1343}
}
  • J. Fair
  • Published 1977
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Modern History
  • The overthrow of H. H. Asquith's coaiition Government in December of 1916 was the most serious political crisis which confronted Great Britain during the First World War. The most authoritative account, which has conditioned all subsequent approaches, on the subject is Lord Beaverbrook's Politicans and the War. Discounting the fact that most of it was ghost written, this work is essentially an eyewitness recapitulation of events and a hagiology of Beaverbrook's friend Andrew Bonar Law, the… CONTINUE READING
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