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AsBritain’sfirstwomanPrimeMinisterMargaretThatcherbroughtaboutthebiggestsocialandpoliticalrevolutioninthenation’spost-warhistory.Sheachievedthislargelybythedrivingforceofherpersonality–asubjectofendlessspeculationamongbothherfriendsandherfoes.JonathanAitkenhasaninsider’sviewofMargaretThatcher’sstory.Heiswellqualifiedtoexploreherstrongandsometimesdifficultpersonalityduringhalfacenturyofpoliticaldramas.Fromfirstmeetingherwhenshewasajuniorshadowministerinthemid1960s,duringhertimeasleaderoftheOppositionwhenhewasaclosefamilyfriend,andasaMemberofParliamentthroughoutheryearsinpower,AitkenhadaringsideseatatmanyprivateandpublicspectaclesintheMargaretThatchersaga.Fromhisuniquevantagepoint,AitkenbringsnewlighttomanycrucialepisodesofThatcherism.TheyincludeheroustingofTedHeath,herbattleswithherCabinet,theFalklandsWar,theMiners’Strike,herrelationshipswithworldleaderssuchasRonaldReagan,MikhailGorbachevandKingFahdofSaudiArabiaandthebuilduptotheShakespeariancoupinsidetheConservativePartywhichbroughtaboutherdownfall.Drawingonhisowndiaries,andawealthofextensiveresearchincludingsomeninetyinterviewswhichrangefrominternationalstatesmenlikeMikhailGorbachev,HenryKissingerandLordCarringtontomanyofherNo.10privatesecretariesandpersonalfriends,JonathanAitken’sMargaretThatcher–PowerandPersonalitybreaksnewgroundasafreshandfascinatingportraitofthemostinfluentialpoliticalleaderofpost-warBritain.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781472909206
ISBN-10: 1472909208
Pagini: 784
Ilustrații: 15 colour & 13 b/w
Dimensiuni: 128 x 198 x 55 mm
Greutate: 0.58 kg
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom

Caracteristici

Farmorehumanandlivelythananyofficialbiographycouldevenbe.Aitkenonceagainworkshismagic

Notă biografică

JonathanAitken,aformerMPandcabinetminister,istheauthorof14booksincludinghisawardwinningbiographyofPresidentRichardNixon.

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Themostreadable,mostentertainingbookonThatcherI’veread,andprobablythemostilluminating.
Amagnificentwork–highlyreadable,carefullyresearchedandaboveallbrutallyhonest.
OnedaywemightreachareasonableassessmentofThatcher...Thisbook,byanalarminglycandidfriend,willgoalongwaytowardshelpingfindthatbalance.
Shrewdandcompelling...[Aitken'saccountof]thehubris,machinationsandmiscalculationsthatledtoMargaretThatcher'sdownfallhasrealdramaticpace.
Aitkenisanaccomplishedbiographerandwordsmith.Thisbookishighlyreadableandhighlyrecommended.
Splendidlyhonest