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Thatcher and Thatcherism

Eric J. Evans gives a controversial account centring on the career of Margaret Thatcher. He argues that 'Thatcherism' was a bold experiment in ideologically driven government which failed to meet its domestic and international objectives.

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  • "Eric J. Evans gives a controversial account centring on the career of Margaret Thatcher. He argues that 'Thatcherism' was a bold experiment in ideologically driven government which failed to meet its domestic and international objectives."@en
  • "This fully revised and updated third edition of Thatcher and Thatcherism examines the origins and impact of 'Thatcherism' as a cultural construct and an economic creed from the 1970s to the formation of a coalition government in 2010. Focusing on the career of Margaret Thatcher, Eric J. Evans questions both the originality and the ideological coherence of Thatcherism were illusory. He argues that Thatcherism was a bold experiment in ideologically driven government. But also that, despite Thatcher's political dominance, failed to meet its main objectives. He."@en
  • "Drawing extensively on political memoirs, Thatcher and Thatcherism surveys the origins and impact of 'Thatcherism' as a cultural construct and an economic creed. Focusing on the career of Margaret Thatcher, Eric J. Evans proposes that the ideological coherence and originality of 'Thatcherism' was illusory. He argues that 'Thatcherism' was a bold experiment in ideologically driven government which failed to meet its main objectives. He includes discussion of:* privatization and the fate of the trade unions* Britain's slow economic decline versus Thatcher's del."@en
  • "Thatcherism produced dramatic changes in most aspects of public life, both in Britain and abroad. Thatcher and Thatcherism surveys the origins and impact of Thatcherism as a cultural construct and an economic creed. Centring on the career of Margaret Thatcher, the author argues that Thatcherism was a bold experiment in ideologically driven government which failed to meet its objectives. Thatcher and Thatcherism includes discussion of: privatisation and the fate of the trade unions Britain's slow economic decline versus Thatcher's delusions of British grandeur the legacy of the Falklands and of Britain's approach to Europe education, the civil service and crime the poll tax fiasco. This expanded second edition brings the book up-to-date to consider the Blair administration in the light of the Thatcherite legacy and draws on the latest memoirs from politicians of the period, particularly concerning Thatcher's fall. The second edition also includes a critical summary of the general elections since 1979 and a chronology of key events and a glossary of leading political figures of the era."
  • "Surveying the origins and the impact of "Thatcherism", this volume views the movement as a cultural construct, economic creed and political phenomena. The book seeks to provide an interdisciplinary account of late 20th-century British history, economics and politics, centring on the career of Margaret Thatcher. Themes covered include the unions, education, health, and the arms race.; The author argues that "Thatcherism" was a bold experiment in ideologically driven government which failed to meet its main objectives both domestically and internationally."
  • "Thatcherism produced dramatic changes, both in Britain and abroad. This expanded second edition brings the book up to date and surveys the origins and impact of Thatcherism as a cultural construct and an economic creed.--Publisher description."

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