Hillsdale & Statesmanship

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The study of statesmanship is central to the teaching mission of Hillsdale College, and the classics teach that the art can be best understood by studying those who have a reputation for it.

 

Why Churchill?

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Churchill’s career presents an unsurpassed opportunity for the study of statesmanship, for he faced the great crises of the twentieth century and left behind one of the richest records of human undertaking.

 

Churchill & Hillsdale

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Hillsdale College will promote a proper account of this record by combining the College’s educational expertise with its work both as publisher of Churchill’s Official Biography and as the repository of the Martin Gilbert papers.

 

Support the Churchill Project

for the Study of Statesmanship

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Your generous support will build an endowment to fund national conferences, student scholarships, a faculty chair, and the completion and publication of The Official Biography of Winston Churchill.

Recent Articles

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Mayflower
21
Nov
2020
21 November 2020: The 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower Compact

On the Mayflower, 1620: “In the presence of God, and one of another, [we] covenant and combine ourselves…for our better ordering and preservation…”

Posted in: Churchill and History, Resources,
Anschluss
05
Nov
2020
Hitler’s “Tet Offensive”: Churchill and the Austrian Anschluss, 1938

Breathless media admiration of Hitler’s Anschluss obscured German military deficiencies that might have mattered if the democracies had stood firm.

Posted in: Churchill and Europe, Churchill Between the Wars, Explore,
02
Nov
2020
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“Angel of Deliverance”: Churchill’s Tributes to Joan of Arc

Despite his encomiums to Joan, Churchill rated Napoleon higher, with Georges Clemenceau a close third—and, a bit farther down, de Gaulle.

Posted in: Churchill and History, Q & A, The Literary Churchill,

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