Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield, Distilling the Frenzy: Writing the History of One's Own Times

Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield, Distilling the Frenzy: Writing ...

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What drives a historian and Orwell Prize winner for political literature to become a Baron? Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield talks about his recent book, apparently the "closest thing to an autobiography he will ever write" and gives us a unique insight into the workings in the House of Lords. Professor Hennessy has a very interesting and unique perspective as a political historian and a non-political crossbench peer and award-winning author. For more...
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What drives a historian and Orwell Prize winner for political literature to become a Baron? Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield talks about his recent book, apparently the "closest thing to an autobiography he will ever write" and gives us a unique insight into the workings in the House of Lords. Professor Hennessy has a very interesting and unique perspective as a political historian and a non-political crossbench peer and award-winning author. For more...
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