50 MOST INFLUENTIAL BRITONS OF THE LAST 100 YEARS


50 MOST INFLUENTIAL BRITONS OF THE LAST 100 YEARS

PETER PUGH    Book Number: 83532    Product format: Paperback

Scientists, entrepreneurs, authors, actors, artists, broadcasters, economists, lawmakers and leaders and cultural icons are celebrated in this undoubtedly contentious and wholly enjoyable book. It's an engrossing whistle-stop tour through recent British history. Who encouraged more new reads? J. K. Rowling, Ian Fleming or Enid Blyton? Whose political legacy was greatest? Attlee, Churchill or Thatcher? In no particular order, some of the 50 chosen two page entries include Sir David Hockney, Sir Freddie Laker, Sir Alfred Hitchcock, George Orwell, Sir David Frost, Stephen Hawking, Richard Curtis, Richard Dimbleby, Mary Quant, Alan Turing, Sir John Reith, Greg Dyke, Lord Nuffield, Galton & Simpson, James Dyson, Queen Elizabeth II, The Beatles, Marie Stopes, Vladimir Raitz, Emmeline Pankhurst and John Maynard Keynes. With a photo for each, 224pp in paperback.
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ISBN 9781785780349
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