Political Leaders of Contemporary Western Europe

A Biographical Dictionary by David Wilsford

Publisher: Cassell Academic

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Recognized scholars from 15 countries offer rich political analyses of 71 European leaders chosen for the significant roles that they have played nationally, regionally, or internationally since Each in-depth political and intellectual biography assesses the leader's achievements and failures in historical context, key career moments, major allies and opponents and their impact, and the.

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