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The Beaverbrook I Knew

by Logan Gourlay

  • 388 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Salem House Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Press & journalism,
  • Journalism,
  • History Of Journalism,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • 1879-1964,
  • Baron,
  • Baron,,
  • Beaverbrook, Max Aitken,,
  • Biography,
  • Great Britain,
  • Statesmen,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11193464M
    ISBN 100704323311
    ISBN 109780704323315

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Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- Best Selling in Nonfiction. William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, PC, ONB (25 May – 9 June ) was a Canadian-British newspaper publisher and backstage politician who was an influential figure in British media and politics of the first half of the 20th century.

His base of power was the largest circulation newspaper in the world, the Daily Express, which appealed to the conservative working class with Born: William Maxwell Aitken, 25 MayMaple.

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Press baron, entrepreneur, art collector, and wartime minister in Churchill's cabinet, Max Aitken was a colonial Canadian extraordinaire. Rising /5(7). Lord Beaverbrook is the only Canadian to be mentioned in Season 2 of The Crown on Netflix (in a scene where the former King Edward VIII lists his friends in Britain) and author David Adams Richards observes that he was one of the most important and influential Canadians in /5.

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In the late s, he built the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton as a gift to the people of New Brunswick and stocked it with a large. The Beaverbrook I Knew. Quartet Books Ltd. Hardcover. Book and jacket in very good condition, illustrations. Very Good.

Max Aitken, Baron Beaverbrook was a contentious figure but he was present at some incredible points of early 20th Century history. There are surprising historical insights from his life in Canada, Great Britain, Russia, Newspaper Publishing, World Wars etc.

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His philanthropy knew no bounds, or so it : Goose Lane Editions. Max Beaverbrook: Not Quite a Gentleman By Charles Williams Biteback Publishing, £25 In the age of the internet it is easy to forget the immense influence that Britain’s press barons once wielded.

In this long, hugely enjoyable book, packed with colourful anecdotes, long-serving Labour peer and biographer, Lord Williams of Elvel, recalls one of the [ ]. It has been said of Max Aitken (later Lord Beaverbrook) that 'no other Canadian carved his name so large upon his times.' A manipulative, self-serving charmer with immense business acumen, Aitken knew all the important Canadian financiers of his day, and repeatedly demonstrated his remarkable skill for making money in the field of corporate finance.

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He picked up talent from the extreme Left to feed his newspapers -- also they amused him and he loved making trouble.

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