560 страниц. 2009 год. Stanley Baldwin was British Conservative party leader and three times prime minister during the 1920s and 1930s. He took a leading part in such celebrated episodes as the General Strike and the Abdication, and presided over a period of unusual Conservative dominance. He was also, and has remained, a controversial figure. This selection of his letters and reported conversations, assisted by an extensive commentary, will be indispensable for understanding early twentieth-century British politics and public life, and will attract wide interest as an intimate portrait of an intriguing statesman.