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The Path to Power By Margaret Thatcher

The Path to Power
by Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher's govenment was, she says, about the application of a philosophy, not the implementation of an administrative programme. In this second volume of her memoirs, she reveals the inspiration behind her philosophies, and also discusses her upbringing, education and marriage.
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Margaret Thatcher's government was, she says, about the application of a philosophy, not the implementation of an administrative programme. These ideas and beliefs were propelled throughout her time in office by a forcefulness and conviction, particularly in critical moments in her premiership - the Falklands War, the miner's strike, the Brighton bomb and her three election victories. In the second volume of her memoirs, following "The Downing Street Years", she reveals the inspiration behind many of her philosophies. She discusses the formative years of her childhood in Grantham, the values she learnt at home, the profound influence of her shopkeeeping father, and of her own schooling on future Conservative education policies. She recounts her days at Oxford, her academic work as a scientist, marriage to Dennis, and the beginning of her career as a politician when in 1959 she was selected to stand at Finchley. She gives her views on the governments of Harold Macmillan, Alec Douglas-Home, Harold Wilson, Edward Heath and Jim Callaghan, and sets out the development of her ideas during her time in opposition.

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Sku
GOR001190229
Title
The Path to Power
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Year published
Number of pages
1012
ISBN 10
0002550504
ISBN 13
9780002550505
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