Inspired by Winston Churchill's historical opus, A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since 1900 is an engrossing account of the 20th century from the author of Napoleon and Wellington, picking up where Churchill left off with a conservative perspective on our turbulent times. In the beginning the United States has not yet emerged as a great power. Yet the coming century was to belong to the English-speaking peoples, who defeated the Kaiser's Germany, Axis aggression, and Soviet Communism, and who are now struggling against Islamic fundamentalist terrorism.
"In Andrew Roberts, the Anglo-American (-Australian-Canadian-Kiwi) Special Relationship has found an advocate of Churchillian eloquence."—Mail on Sunday (London)