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The Resource Margaret Thatcher : power and personality, Jonathan Aitken

Margaret Thatcher : power and personality, Jonathan Aitken

Label
Margaret Thatcher : power and personality
Title
Margaret Thatcher
Title remainder
power and personality
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Aitken
Title variation
Power and personality
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cabinet-member and forty-year friend Jonathan Aitken discusses the importance of Thatcher's strong and sometimes difficult personality on political events and decisions and includes Aitken's witness perspective at both private and public episodes of her life
Biography type
individual biography
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
Margaret Thatcher : power and personality, Jonathan Aitken
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [693]-747) and index
Contents
The early years -- The War, grammar school, and fighting her headmistress -- Oxford, boyfriends, and political ambition -- First steps in politics -- Marriage, motherhood, and Finchley -- First years in Parliament, 1959-1964 -- Front-bench opposition -- Secretary of State for Education -- Health on the ropes -- Winning the leadership -- Leader of the Opposition : a fragile beginning -- Three frustrating years -- Last lap to the election -- The final ascent to No. 10 -- First moves as Prime Minister -- The learning curve -- First steps in foreign affairs -- Storm clouds on the economy and in the Cabinet -- The Falklands War I : the prelude -- The Falklands War II : into the fighting -- The Falklands War III : victory -- After the Falklands -- Stumbling into the second term -- Terrorism, Ireland, and Hong Kong -- Battling for Britain in Saudi Arabia -- Unions and miners -- Strengthening the special relationship with Ronald Reagan -- Starting to win the Cold War - -Rumblings of discontent -- Into the third term -- Trouble with Nigel Lawson -- Swinging towards Euroscepticism -- Boiling over on Europe -- Exit the Chancellor, enter the stalking horse -- Countdown to the coup -- End game -- Exit -- The agony after the fall -- Snapshots of her retirement years
Control code
sky256044228
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
xx, 764 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781620403426
Lccn
bl2013043833
Other physical details
ports., photos, some col.
Label
Margaret Thatcher : power and personality, Jonathan Aitken
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [693]-747) and index
Contents
The early years -- The War, grammar school, and fighting her headmistress -- Oxford, boyfriends, and political ambition -- First steps in politics -- Marriage, motherhood, and Finchley -- First years in Parliament, 1959-1964 -- Front-bench opposition -- Secretary of State for Education -- Health on the ropes -- Winning the leadership -- Leader of the Opposition : a fragile beginning -- Three frustrating years -- Last lap to the election -- The final ascent to No. 10 -- First moves as Prime Minister -- The learning curve -- First steps in foreign affairs -- Storm clouds on the economy and in the Cabinet -- The Falklands War I : the prelude -- The Falklands War II : into the fighting -- The Falklands War III : victory -- After the Falklands -- Stumbling into the second term -- Terrorism, Ireland, and Hong Kong -- Battling for Britain in Saudi Arabia -- Unions and miners -- Strengthening the special relationship with Ronald Reagan -- Starting to win the Cold War - -Rumblings of discontent -- Into the third term -- Trouble with Nigel Lawson -- Swinging towards Euroscepticism -- Boiling over on Europe -- Exit the Chancellor, enter the stalking horse -- Countdown to the coup -- End game -- Exit -- The agony after the fall -- Snapshots of her retirement years
Control code
sky256044228
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
xx, 764 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781620403426
Lccn
bl2013043833
Other physical details
ports., photos, some col.

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