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The Path to Power

Thatcher, Margaret

ISBN 10: 0002550504 / ISBN 13: 9780002550505
Published by HarperCollinsPublishers, 1995
Used Condition: VG+ to NF- Hardcover
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Inscribed and signed by Thatcher on the title page. Volume in VG+ to NF- condition with bumped corners, light shelf wear, and light patchy staining on top edge. Unread with square corners. Jacket VG with general shelf and edge wear, and light soiling to front panel. First British edition. Bookseller Inventory # 000586

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Title: The Path to Power

Publisher: HarperCollinsPublishers

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:VG+ to NF-

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First British Edition

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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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In her international bestseller, The Downing Street Years, Margaret Thatcher provided an acclaimed account of her years as Prime Minister. This second volume reflects on the early years of her life and how they influenced her political career.

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