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The Audit of War free pdf Correlli Barnett described his "Audit or War" as an 'operational study' to 'uncover the causes of Britain's protracted decline as an industrial country since the Second World War.' First published in 1986, this book swiftly became one of the most controversial and influential historical works of its time. "["The Audit of War"] argued that British industry during the Second World War was scandalously inefficient, a situation Barnett blamed on an establishment more concerned with welfare than with industry, technology or the capacity of the nation to fight a war...Alan Clark records approvingly that Mrs Thatcher herself read it..." (David Edgerton, "London Review of Books"). "A stimulating polemic." ("Times Literary Supplement"). "A formidable book, essential reading." (Asa Briggs, "Financial Times").

About Correlli Barnett

Correlli Barnett is a world-renowned historian with particular prowess in military, naval, economic and social subjects. Faber Finds are reissuing his four volume The Pride and Fall sequence: The Collapse of British Power, The Audit of War, The Lost Victory, The Verdict of Peace, as well as The Swordbearers, Britain and her Army, 1509-1970 (winner of the Royal Society of Literature Heinemann Award) and Engage the Enemy More Closely (winner of the Yorkshire Post Book of the Year Award).

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Author : Correlli Barnett
Publisher : Faber
Data Published : 21 July 2011
ISBN : 0571280188
EAN : 9780571280186
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 372 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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