The fourth and last volume in Churchill's famous account spans 1815 to 1901. It closes when the British Empire is at its peak, with a staggering one-fifth of the human race presided over by the longest reigning monarch in British history: Queen Victoria.
In America he assesses the position of the "Great Republic" from slavery and secession to its position as a world superpower. He charts the rise of Germany and the unification of Italy and examines the situation in the Balkans in 1878, all of which had a deep impact not only on the war he was soon to fight, but on the geography of the European continent today.
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easy listening - modern history
It is easy to listen to and contains more events and facts than I can remember
Winston Churchill he significantly changed the course of the war and never gave up.
clearly spoken and engaging. liked his Churchill voice
it is too long for that
in my top ten audible books