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Crossman diaries

R. H. S. Crossman

Crossman diaries

selections from The diaries of a Cabinet Minister, 1964-1970

by R. H. S. Crossman

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Published by Hamilton in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Crossman, R. H. S. 1907-1974 -- Diaries.,
    • Cabinet officers -- Great Britain -- Diaries.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1964-1979.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard Crossman ; introduced and edited by Anthony Howard.
      ContributionsHoward, Anthony.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA591.C76 A342 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination688 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages688
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4489533M
      ISBN 100241101425
      LC Control Number79319082

        Richard Crossman's Diaries of a Cabinet Minister (published in three volumes, ) give a detailed and vivid account of the life of a Cabinet minister and the inner workings of the Whitehall machine and of Harold Wilson's Labour government in the s - coloured, however, by Crossman's own strong personality and by: 6. Anthony Michell Howard, CBE (12 February – 19 December ) was a British journalist, broadcaster and writer. He was the editor of the New Statesman and The Listener and the deputy editor of The selected the passages used in The Crossman Diaries, a book of entries taken from Richard Crossman's The Diaries of a Cabinet Minister.

      Crossman, R.H.S. (Richard Howard Stafford), Backbench diaries of Richard Crossman. New York: Holmes & Meier Publishers, (OCoLC) Named Person: R H S Crossman; Richard Howard Stafford Crossman; R H S Crossman: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: R H S Crossman; Janet P Morgan. The Crossman Diaries case provides a perfect illustration of the courts unwillingness to apply conventions. The case was regarding the publication of the diaries of Richard Crossman, a minister in the Labour governments from to The Attorney General sought to prevent publication on the grounds of a breach of convention.

      Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Crossman, Richard Howard Stafford. Crossman diaries. London: Magnum Books, Rare Book Cellar. rare-book-cellar. %. Sign up for newsletter. Search within store. Visit Store: Rare Book Cellar. Categories. Books. Crossman, Richard Howard Stafford THE BACKBENCH DIARIES OF RICHARD CROSSMAN 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Holmes & Meier Pub Very Good in a Good dust jacket. A few tears to jacket at spineSeller Rating: % positive.


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To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. The Backbench Diaries of Richard by: Anthony Michell Howard, CBE, was a British journalist, broadcaster and writer. He was the editor of the New Statesman, The Listener and the deputy editor of The Observer.

He selected the passages used in The Crossman Diaries, a book of entries taken from Richard Crossman's The Diaries of a Cabinet Minister/5. The Diaries of a Cabinet Minister Hardcover – September 1, by Richard Crossman (Author)Cited by:   The book says that the queen was very relaxed with Crossman and expressed her private opinions of Crossman diaries book people.

Crossman originally included this information in his diaries but the information was not included in the book, according to the audio CD. However, perhaps there will be some tidbits. I'm borrowing the book Added 9/11//5. The diaries are a fascinating account of government in the s seen through the eyes of an melange of academic and politician who could and did contradict himself on successive pages.

It says such much for Crossman's integrity as a diarist that he did not self correct but allowed the reactions of the day to stand/5. In June,the British government moved for an injunction to bar publication of the Crossman diaries because they had not been approved by the cabinet office.

The case was heard before Lord. The Crossman Diaries. Author:Crossman, Richard. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books USA was founded in He dictated these diaries which were transcribed and published by his wife after his death, in the face of opposition from the government of the day.

Crossman is gloriously indiscreet and straight-talking, revealing how deals are done and colleagues are double-crossed and undermined/5(11). THE CROSSMAN DIARIES 29 publicity, the press ignored these lectures. On leaving office inCrossman began to pre-pare the transcription into book form of the type-script of the diary he had kept while Minister of Housing (), securing the assistance of Dr Janet Morgan with this work from He delivered the.

Crossman's backbench diaries were published in Crossman's diaries were an acknowledged source for the television comedy series Yes Minister. Death. Crossman died of liver cancer on 5 April at his home in mater: New College, Oxford. A dozen files, rusting at the hinges, contain Richard Crossman's Backbench Diaries.

They are closely typed on heavy foolscap, interleaved with crumbling newspaper cuttings -- Crossman's weekly articles for the New Statesman, the Sunday Pictorial and, later, the Daily columns, on domestic and international politics and, for the Statesman, on books, were.

See all books authored by Richard Crossman, including The myths of cabinet government (The Godkin lectures at Harvard University), and The Diaries Of A Cabinet Minister, Volume 2: Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons,and more on The diaries are a fascinating account of government in the s seen through the eyes of an melange of academic and politician who could and did contradict himself on successive pages.

It says such much for Crossman's integrity as a The first of the Crossman diaries to be published and the only volume which Crossman edited in full.4/5. The Crossman Diaries, the books which opened the floodgates to reveal the inner workings of government, might not have been published if Whitehall's most senior civil servant had not gone on a short trip to America.

Newly-opened files show that the Author: Ben Fenton. The God That Failed is a classic work and crucial document of the Cold War that brings together essays by six of the most important writers of the twentieth century on their conversion to and subsequent disillusionment with communism.

In describing their own experiences, the authors illustrate the fate of leftism around the world/5. The Crossman Diaries were eventually published in three volumes, that run to more than 2, pages in total.

The critic Clive James wrote that “there is so much detail crammed into these books that it is an act of bravery to pick them up” (New York Review of Books, 31 March Record of the conduct of the Labour Party after its fall from office in October We also have The Crossman Diaries Volume 2 and The Diaries of a Cabinet MInister in stock.

Due to the weight of this book, there will be extra postage costs. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller As an academic in Health I was particularly interested in the scandal around Ely in Wales, which ultimately influenced the white paper "Better Services for People with a Mental Handicap" as the term was in It seems the Crossman Diaries also influenced the writing of "Yes Minister"/5(5).

There is no doubt that Crossman managed to experience life to the full and his diaries, books, newspaper articles and broadcasts testify to his ability to share his experiences with others.

The extent to which Crossman adored living life to the full can notably be seen by his attitude during a three month illness in from which he almost died. The diaries of a Cabinet Minister by Crossman, R. H. S. (Richard Howard Stafford), Richard Howard Stafford,Cabinet officers -- Great Britain -- Diaries, Cabinet officers, Politics and government, Great Britain Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in :   The diaries give no definite answer, but Mr. Crossman comments again and again, despite his evident distaste for his col. league's tactics and ambitions, on Mr.

Callaghan's gifts as a .