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Harold Wilson

Head of State (11-Mar-1916 — 24-May-1995)


Ken Coates (editor). The Crisis of British Socialism: Essays on the Rise of Harold Wilson and the Fall of the Labour Party. Nottingham, England: Spokesman. 1971. 243pp.

Jonathan Colman. A Special Relationship? Harold Wilson, Lyndon B. Johnson and Anglo-American Relations at the Summit, 1964-1968. Manchester University Press. 2005.

Oliver Daddow (editor). Harold Wilson and European Integration: Britain's Second Application to Join the EEC. London: Frank Cass Publishers. 2002. 298pp.

Bernard Donoughue. Downing Street Diary: With Harold Wilson in No. 10. London: Jonathan Cape. 2005. 800pp.

Bernard Donoughue. Prime Minister: The Conduct of Policy Under Harold Wilson and James Callaghan. London: Jonathan Cape. 1987. 198pp.

Stephen Dorril; Robin Ramsay. Smear! Wilson and the Secret State. Fourth Estate. 1991. 390pp.

Joe Haines. Glimmers of Twilight: Murder, Intrigue and Passion at the Court of Harold Wilson. Politico's Publishing. 2003. 216pp.

Ernest Kay. Pragmatic Premier: An Intimate Portrait of Harold Wilson. London: Leslie Frewin. 1967. 239pp.

Austin Morgan. Harold Wilson. London: Pluto Press. 1992.

Gerard Eyre Noel. Harold Wilson and the "New Britain". London: Victor Gollancz. 1964. 199pp.

Helen Parr. Britain's Policy Towards the European Community: Harold Wilson and Britain's World Role, 1964-1967. Taylor and Francis/Routledge. 2005.

Ben Pimlott. Harold Wilson. London: HarperCollins. 1992. 811pp.

Andrew Roth. Harold Wilson: Yorkshire Walter Mitty. London: Macdonald and Jane's. 1977. 338pp.

Anthony Shrimsley. The First Hundred Days of Harold Wilson. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1965. 162pp.

Dudley Smith. Harold Wilson: A Critical Biography. 1964. 224pp.

Leslie Smith. Harold Wilson: The Authentic Portrait. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1964. 231pp.

Harold Wilson; with Brian Connell. Memoirs: The Making of a Prime Minister 1916-1964. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson and Michael Joseph. 1986.

Harold Wilson. The Labour Government, 1964-1970: A Personal Record By Harold Wilson. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson and Michael Joseph. 1971. 836pp.

Philip Ziegler. Wilson: The Authorized Life of Lord Wilson of Rievaulx. London: HarperCollins. 1993.


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  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.759)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1568)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.518)

  9. Political Leaders of Contemporary Western Europe (pp.481-87)

  10. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.325)

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