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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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- Raptis Rare Books (US)
- Bookseller Inventory #
- Why England Slept.
- Kennedy, John F
- Book condition
- Wilfred Funk, Inc
- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date published
- Jack Kennedy Signed First Edition, Why England Slept First Edition, Why England Slept First Edition Signed, Why England Slept John F. Kennedy First Edition, Why England Slept John Kennedy, Why England Slept Kennedy First Edition, Why England Slept Rose Ke
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- Autographs & Signed Books Signed Books
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- Politics, Government and Law Law Enforcement Political Biography
- Countries & Cultures Europe Great Britain
- History Western History European History
- Military & Military History
- Politics, Government and Law Politics
- Politics, Government and Law Political Science