Neville Chamberlain

Standard Name: Chamberlain, Neville


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Intertextuality and Influence Ethel Mannin
Here she outlines some important changes in her political thinking. After meeting Reginald Reynolds , a fellow ILP activist, whom she married this same year, EM had been exposed to ideas of Gandhian non-violence. In...
politics Phyllis Bottome
With the support of British authorities, PB used her lectures to promote her political views and to encourage Americans to support the Allies in the war against Nazi Germany. At the end of the tour...
politics Rosamond Lehmann
RL participated in a deputation to Neville Chamberlain the Prime Minister and other politicians, calling for arms to be sent to the Republican government in Spain to help in the fight against Franco .
Lehmann, John. In My Own Time. Little, Brown.
Siegel, Ruth. Rosamond Lehmann: A Thirties Writer. Peter Lang.
politics Stevie Smith
According to Spalding, SS 's politics are hard to pin down.
Spalding, Frances. Stevie Smith: A Critical Biography. Faber and Faber.
She felt uncomfortable in any group alliance;
Spalding, Frances. Stevie Smith: A Critical Biography. Faber and Faber.
the activism of Naomi Mitchison or Vera Brittain seemed to her simple-minded. Nevertheless, she...
politics Harriet Shaw Weaver
After Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain signed the Munich peace agreement with Hitler on 29 September 1938, the Labour Party's continued support of the government provoked HSW to resign, with a speech criticising the party's ideology...
politics Amabel Williams-Ellis
AWE was gathering signatures for a letter to Edvard Benes , President of Czechoslovakia, about Chamberlain 's betrayal of Czech democracy in face of the threat from Hitler .
Woolf, Virginia. The Letters of Virginia Woolf. Editors Nicolson, Nigel and Joanne Trautmann, Hogarth Press.
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Publishing Phyllis Bentley
PB published in the Yorkshire Post an open letter, Creed of a Writer, which attacks the Munich peace agreement with Hitler which had just been signed by Neville Chamberlain .
Johnson, George M., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 191. Gale Research.
Reception Dorothy Richardson
Her publisher Richard Church of Dent had organised a group of people, including novelist Hugh Walpole , to write on her behalf to Prime Minister Chamberlain . The pension allowed Richardson and her husband relief...
Textual Features Naomi Mitchison
NM wrote in her diary: As we listened to Chamberlain speaking, sounding like a very old man, I kept wondering what the old Kaiser was thinking.
Mitchison, Naomi. Among You Taking Notes . . . The Wartime Diary of Naomi Mitchison 1939-1945. Editor Sheridan, Dorothy, Oxford University Press.
Textual Production F. Tennyson Jesse
This book had its origin when FTJ , aghast at the speed with which Hitler was taking over countries like Czechoslovakia, and at Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain 's Munich agreement with Nazi Germany, reported...


November 1934: The Unemployment Act linked with the politician...

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November 1934

The Unemployment Act linked with the politician Neville Chamberlain came into force, transferring relief issues from the Ministry of Labour to an Unemployment Assistance Board .

28 May 1937: Neville Chamberlain, as Conservative leader...

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28 May 1937

Neville Chamberlain , as Conservative leader within the coalition government called National, became British Prime Minister following Stanley Baldwin 's resignation.

29 September 1938: The Munich Pact (associated with the name...

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29 September 1938

The Munich Pact (associated with the name of Neville Chamberlain , who travelled to Munich to sign it for Britain) granted the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia to Hitler 's Germany.

October 1938: The first British political Gallup poll ever...

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October 1938

The first British political Gallup poll ever taken, about public support for the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain , revealed general approval for him and his recent peace mission (although those who disagreed did so very strongly).

1939 (before September): Britain passed the Military Training Bill,...

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1939 (before September)

Britain passed the Military Training Bill, which introduced a system of compulsory military training.

3 September 1939: Britain and France officially declared war...

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3 September 1939

Britain and France officially declared war on Germany.

10 May 1940: Winston Churchill succeeded Neville Chamberlain...

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10 May 1940

Winston Churchill succeeded Neville Chamberlain as British Prime Minister, heading a Coalition government which was designed to submerge party differences in the joint effort to defeat Hitler.


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