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The Thatcher revolution

Margaret Thatcher, John Major, Tony Blair, and the transformation of modern Britain, 1979-2001
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Thatcher, Margaret., Major, John Roy, 1943-, Blair, Tony, 1953-, Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997., Great Britain -- Politics and government --

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StatementEarl A. Reitan.
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LC ClassificationsDA589.7 .R45 2003
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Paginationxv, 260 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL3554521M
ISBN 100742522024, 0742522032
LC Control Number2002008628

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Thatcher ushered in a real revolution by challenging the two sacred cows of contemporary economic thought, the Keynesian notion that endless prosperity could be assured by giving state handouts to those who were out of work, and the Marxist view that this Utopia should be financed by expropriating the earnings and savings of those in : John T.

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Before her election, few would have realised her conviction and rigid adherence to a new market based ideology. Few, if any could have predicted how she took the economy and reshaped it in her own image. The Thatcher Revolution: Margaret Thatcher, John Major, Tony Blair, and the Transformation of Modern Britain, In his book, Tory Radicalism, prominent historian Earl A.

The Thatcher era was the most dramatic period in British politics since the s. As Conservative Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher proved to be the 'Iron Lady' at home and abroad.

This book analyzes the politics of the Thatcher era in an incisive and challenging manner. Table of contents (9 chapters)Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. Mrs. Thatcher's Revolution book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5.

The Thatcher era was the most dramatic period in British politics since the s. As Conservative Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher proved to be the 'Iron Lady' at home and abroad. This book analyzes the politics of the Thatcher era in an incisive and challenging manner. This paper reviews a book titled The Thatcher Revolution: Margaret Thatcher, John Major, Tony Blair, and the Transformation of Modern Britain, by Earl Aaron Reitan.

The book, which was published inexamines the domestic policies of Margaret Thatcher and her successors, John Major and Tony Blair and their implications for the British. The book will elucidate and evaluate that is a huge gulf in British politics between Thatcher's critics and defenders.

This book is no hagiography or political manifesto of any sort. To use Keynes's memorable phrase, the aim of the book is to study the present in the light of the past for the purposes of the future. In his book, Tory Radicalism, prominent historian Earl A. Reitan studied the public policy agendas of Margaret Thatcher and her successor, John Major.

Now thoroughly revised and extended, The Thatcher Revolution looks not only at Thatcher and Major, but also at the first ministry of Tony Blair/5(8).

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Charles Moore makes clear in “Margaret Thatcher: From Grantham to the Falklands” (Knopf), the first volume of his authorized biography, that she didn’t. Description: This volume puts forward the simple premise that during the Margaret Thatcher premiership Britain came to be greatly transformed, mostly for the better and mostly by Britain pulling herself up by her own bootstraps.

Future historians will identify a distinct 'Thatcher Era' marking a decisive turning point in the country's history. In his book, Tory Radicalism, prominent historian Earl A. Reitan studied the public policy agendas of Margaret Thatcher and her successor, John Major.

Now thoroughly revised and extended, The Thatcher Revolution looks not only at Thatcher and Major, but also at the first ministry of Tony Blair. Thatcherism comprises the conviction, economic, social and political style of the British Conservative Party politician Margaret Thatcher, who was leader of her party from to It has also been used to describe the principles of the British government under Thatcher as Prime Minister from to and beyond into the governments of John Major and David.

“The Fourth Revolution” is a lively book, romping briskly — if selectively — through five centuries of history. It makes quick stops along. Biography When Thacher was 16 he became an apprentice for Abner Hersey, a doctor from Barnstable, Mass.

From to he was a surgeon in the Revolution, in the Massachusetts 16th Regiment. Afterward, he practiced in Plymouth, Mass.

until his death. A fascinating book - detailing how the hype from the politicians often translates to the exact opposite in practice. Thatcher's key philosophy was the rolling back of the state - carving up the perceived lumbering edifice of the welfare state to the more efficient principles of the free market; yet in effect, responsibility was privatised but control was ever more centralised/5.

Even though Thatcher was lucky and opportunistic the extensiveness of Thatcher’s reforms means that one cannot qualify the whole of the Thatcher revolution as a myth. The Thatcher government has been referred to as a revolution by many historians, indeed in her 11 years in office Britain’s economy changed significantly and the consensus.

In his book, Tory Radicalism, prominent historian Earl A.

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Reitan studied the public policy agendas of Margaret Thatcher and her successor, John thoroughly revised and extended, The Thatcher Revolution looks not only at Thatcher and Major, but also at the first ministry of Tony Blair.

As Reitan examines the polices adopted by three revolutionary Prime /5(7). Accurately defining the last revolution of the 20th century remains the central challenge of contemporary politics. This means understanding that there was not one Thatcher revolution but two.

This is the best non-partisan short book on “Thatcherism” and the era to have appeared to date. It is wide ranging, all encompassing, massively referenced with a great Bibliography and very fair. It digs out a lot of facts, gives useful insights and accords credit where credit is due as in (surprisingly to some) Continue reading "Book review: The Politics of the Thatcher.

In his book, Tory Radicalism, prominent historian Earl A. Reitan studied the public policy agendas of Margaret Thatcher and her successor, John Major. Now thoroughly revised and extended, The Thatcher Revolution looks not only at Thatcher and Major, but also at the first ministry of Tony Blair.

In his book, Tory Radicalism, prominent historian Earl A.

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Reitan studied the public policy agendas of Margaret Thatcher and her successor, John Major. Now thoroughly revised and extended, The Thatcher Revolution looks not only at Thatcher and Major, but also at the first ministry of Tony Blair.

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Created by Katie Boxer, Polly Greetham. With Norman Tebbit, Michael Heseltine, Bernard Ingham, Jonathan Aitken. An in-depth examination of Margaret Thatcher, her rise to power, and the changes brought forth by her years in leadership.

Told without narration, the story uses archive film and the testimonies of those who knew her personally, and most of all, /  I had an unusual vantage on Thatcher’s revolution in British politics.

I was a graduate student at Cambridge in anda time when the class-bound straitjacket of British politics was.