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Jeremy John Durham Ashdown, Baron Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, GCMG, CH, KBE, PC (27 February 1941 – 22 December 2018), known as Paddy Ashdown, was a British politician and diplomat who served as Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 1988 to 1999
Jeremy John Durham Ashdown, Baron Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, GCMG, CH, KBE, PC (27 February 1941 – 22 December 2018), known as Paddy Ashdown, was a British politician and diplomat who served as Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 1988 to 1999. He achieved international recognition for his role in Bosnia–Herzegovina as its High Representative from 2002 to 2006, following his vigorous lobbying for military action against Yugoslavia in the 1990s.
Ashdown Diaries, 1988-199. has been added to your Cart. Before he began his political career, Paddy Ashdown served in the Royal Marine Commandos and the Special Boat Service (SBS) and afterwards as a member of the Diplomatic Service. In 1983 he became MP for Yeovil, and in 1988 won the leadership election for the new Social and Liberal Democrats. In the May 1997 election he led the Liberal Democrats to their greatest electoral achievement since 1929. He stood down as the party's leader in 1999.
Read by Paddy Ashdown. The Ashdown Diaries, Volume 1 1988-1997. 0141802596 (ISBN13: 9780141802596). Ashdown is also an author of many books, which include 'A Brilliant Little Operation (which won the British Army Military History Prize for 2013) and 'The Cruel Victory. Other books in the series. The Ashdown Diaries (2 books). Books by Paddy Ashdown.
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Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+ with light edgewear, unclipped. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Read full description.
Format Audio cassette 4 pages. Dimensions 107 x 140 x 33mm 258g. Publication date 02 Nov 2000. Publisher Penguin Books Ltd. Imprint Penguin Audiobooks. Publication City/Country London, United Kingdom.
Ashdown Diaries, 1988-1997 (V. 1) by Paddy Ashdown
Ashdown Diaries, 1988-1997 (V. 1) by Paddy Ashdown. On July 1988, the day Paddy Ashdown was elected Leader of his party and this diary begins, the men from the Inland Revenue had to be hurried from the party's headquarters so he could make his first Leader's statement to the press. The Revenue had called because of our persistent failure to pay National Insurance contributions). The party was virtually bankrupt, morale almost extinguished.
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Paddy Ashdown's autobiography, a Sunday Times top ten bestseller, is hailed as one of the most readable and exciting political life stories ever written. This is the autobiography of an old-fashioned Man of Action, an adventurer, to be compared more readily to Fitzroy Maclean than David Steel.
Paddy Ashdown's autobiography, a Sunday Times top ten bestseller, is hailed as one of the most readable and exciting political life stories ever written.