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Why England Slept

by Kennedy, John F. (President)

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About This Item

London: Hutchinson of London, 1940. First UK edition. Hardcover. Good. 12mo, red cloth, 1940 publisher's adverts. of 40 pp.

JFK's first book, written as a senior thesis at Harvard. His father, Joseph P. Kennedy, influenced the publication of this as a book in England. Foreword by Henry R. Luce. Ex libris the Headmaster of Tunbridge Public School

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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
Thomas J. Joyce And Company US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
002873 Kennedy
Title
Why England Slept
Author
Kennedy, John F. (President)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First UK edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hutchinson of London
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1940
Keywords
john f. kennedy, jfk,

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About Thomas J. Joyce And Company

Joyce And Company has been in business as a professional rare bookseller and appraiser since 1975. Owner Thomas Joyce was the regular book appraiser on Home & Garden TV\'s \"The Appraisal Fair\\\" program, on international broadcasts. Thomas Joyce was the co-discoverer of George Washington's personal copy of William Leybourn's 1679 edition of THE COMPLEAT SURVEYOR, from which young Washington learned some of his surveying skills at age 16. The book had vanished for nearly a century until its re-discovery in 2017. It is now back at Mt. Vernon.

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