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Margaret Thatcher - The Downing Street Years

Margaret Thatcher - The Downing Street Years

by Margaret Thatcher

Publisher Harper Collins

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Margaret Thatcher was the towering figure of late-twentieth-century British politics. This is the story of her remarkable life in her own words.

This first volume of her memoirs is a riveting first-hand portrait of the events and personalities of her eleven years in power. She recalls the triumphs and the critical moments of her premiership the Falklands War, the miners' strike, the Brighton bomb, the Westland Affair and her unprecedented three election victories. Her judgements of the men and women she encountered, whether world statesmen or Cabinet colleagues, are astonishingly frank. She is lavish with her praise; devastating with her criticism. The book reaches a gripping climax with an hour-by-hour description from inside 10 Downing Street of her dramatic final days in office.

Margaret Thatcher's compelling account stands as a powerful testament to her influential legacy.

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Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher was a British stateswoman and Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British prime minister of the 20th century and the first woman to hold the position. As prime minister, she implemented economic policies that became known as Thatcherism. A Soviet journalist dubbed her the "Iron Lady", a nickname that became associated with her uncompromising politics and leadership style.

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  • Book Condition & Notes

    Fine first edition with some light bruising to the top and the bottom of the spine. In a near-fine, unclipped dust jacket with some light bumping along the top edges and similar bumping to the bottom edge of the front cover.

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