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Thatcher and Thatcherism, 3rd Edition

"This is the first text in the field and, as a lecturer, I am very grateful for it." - D. Rothewell, University of Edinburgh

This fully revised and updated third edition of Thatcher and Thatcherism examines the origins and impact of ‘Thatcherism’ as a cultural construct and an economic creed from the 1970s to the formation of a coalition government in 2010.

The ideal companion for courses covering British politics and contemporary British history, request your complimentary copy today.
 

Now in its third edition, Evans has updated his text to incorporate research on Thatcher's legacy and the impact of Thatcherism on successive govenments inclduing Major, the New Labour era and today's coalition. Evans argues that Thatcherism was a bold experiment in ideologically driven government and that despite Thatcher’s political dominance, Thatcherism failed to meet its main objectives.

With comprehensive suggestions for further reading and explanation of the economic, social and historical context of Britain in the late 1970s and 1980s, Thatcher and Thatcherism is an invaluable guide to the complexities and paradoxes of Britain from the late 1970’s to the present day.
 

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  1. Thatcher and Thatcherism

    3rd Edition

    By Eric J. Evans

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    This fully revised and updated third edition of Thatcher and Thatcherism examines the origins and impact of ‘Thatcherism’ as a cultural construct and an economic creed from the 1970s to the formation of a coalition government in 2010. Focusing on the career of Margaret Thatcher, Eric J. Evans...

    Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge