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Why England Slept

by John F. Kennedy

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

London: Hutchinson & Co, 1940. Cloth. Good. The 1940 1st British edition of JFK.s first published book, his senior thesis at Harvard, analyzing England's decision to resist Hitler when it did (rather than even earlier). Solid and G+ in its red cloth, with light staining -and spotting-- at the panels and along the spine. 12mo, 234 pgs. plus bibliography and publisher's ads.

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Why England Slept is the published version of a thesis written by John F. Kennedy while in his senior year at Harvard College. Its title was an allusion to Winston Churchill's 1938 book While England Slept, which also examined the buildup of German power.

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Bookseller
Appledore Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
10671
Title
Why England Slept
Author
John F. Kennedy
Format/binding
Cloth
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
2
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hutchinson & Co
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1940
Keywords
rare JFK, rare author's first books, rare political science
Bookseller catalogs
Americana;

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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
spine
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g+
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