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By Stuart Ball

ISBN-10: 1138704660

ISBN-13: 9781138704664

ISBN-10: 1409469891

ISBN-13: 9781409469896

when serving within the prestigious publish of Viceroy of India among 1926 and 1931, Lord Irwin (later the Earl of Halifax) was once stored educated approximately political occasions in Britain through common and long letters from cupboard Ministers, senior Conservative MPs and different fashionable figures, akin to the editor of the days. overlaying occasions from the final Strike of may possibly 1926 to Irwin’s negotiation of a pact with Gandhi in March 1931, those inner most and formerly unpublished letters combine research and gossip. they provide a frank account from in the maximum political circles of the Baldwin govt of 1924-29 and the intense main issue within the Conservative get together which in 1929-31. there's additionally a lot statement on significant figures similar to Stanley Baldwin, Neville Chamberlain, Winston Churchill and Ramsay MacDonald. of significant intensity and richness, and emanating from skilled and intelligent political insiders, this assortment is a vital historic resource for British historical past among the 2 global wars.

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