Описание: In June 1983, Margaret Thatcher won the biggest increase in a government`s Parliamentary majority in British electoral history. This book reveals how she faced down the Miners` Strike, transformed relations with Europe, privatized the commanding heights of British industry and continued the reinvigoration of the British economy.
Автор: Charles Moore Название: Margaret Thatcher ISBN: 0140279563 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780140279566 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 1086 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Margaret Thatcher was the longest-serving Prime Minister of the twentieth century and one of the most influential figures of the postwar era. This title gives unparalleled insight into her early life, especially through her extensive correspondence with her sister, and recreates brilliantly the atmosphere of British politics.
Автор: Moore Charles Название: Margaret Thatcher: Everything She Wants ISBN: 0307958965 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307958969 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 2244 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
In June 1983 Margaret Thatcher won the biggest increase in a government s parliamentary majority in British electoral history. Over the next four years, as Charles Moore relates in this central volume of his uniquely authoritative biography, Britain s first woman prime minister changed the course of her country s history and that of the world, often by sheer force of will. The book reveals as never before how Mrs. Thatcher transformed relations with Europe, privatized the commanding heights of British industry and continued the reinvigoration of the British economy. It describes her role on the world stage with dramatic immediacy, identifying Mikhail Gorbachev as a man to do business with before he became leader of the Soviet Union, and then persistently pushing him and Ronald Reagan, her great ideological soul mate, to order world affairs according to her vision. For the only time since Churchill, she ensured that Britain had a central place in dealings between the superpowers. But even at her zenith she was beset by difficulties. Reagan would deceive her during the U.S. invasion of Grenada. She lost the minister to whom she was personally closest to scandal and faced calls for her resignation. She found herself isolated within her own government. She was at odds with the Queen over the Commonwealth and South Africa. She bullied senior colleagues and she set in motion the poll tax. Both these last would later return to wound her, fatally. Charles Moore has had unprecedented access to all of Mrs. Thatcher s private and government papers. The participants in the events described have been so frank in interviews that we feel we are eavesdropping on their conversations as they pass. We look over Mrs. Thatcher s shoulder as she vigorously annotates documents and as she articulates her views in detail, and we understand for the first time how closely she relied on a handful of trusted advisers to carry out her will. We see her as a public performer, an often anxious mother, a workaholic and the first woman in Western democratic history who truly came to dominate her country in her time. In the early hours of October 12, 1984, during the Conservative party conference in Brighton, the IRA attempted to assassinate her. She carried on within hours to give her leader s speech at the conference. One of her many left-wing critics, watching her that day, said, I don t approve of her as Prime Minister, but by God she s a great tank commander. This titanic figure, with all her capabilities and her flaws, storms from these pages as from no other book. "
Автор: Charles Moore Название: Margaret Thatcher ISBN: 0713992824 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780713992823 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 2508 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A biography of Margaret Thatcher, the longest serving Prime Minister of the twentieth century and one of the most influential political figures of the postwar era. Published after her death on 8 April 2013, it gives insight into her early life and formation, especially through her extensive correspondence with her sister.
Автор: Moore, Charles W. Название: You have to pay for the public life ISBN: 0262633019 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780262633017 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 5116 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Previously uncollected essays of an architect whose love of people, buildings, and nature was reflected in the places he built.
Автор: Smith, George Charles Moore Название: Club law ISBN: 0217824536 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780217824538 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 2591 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Bruhweiler, Frederick C. Kondo, Yoji Moore, John Sheffield, Charles Название: Interstellar travel and multi-generational space ships ISBN: 1896522998 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781896522999 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 2054 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A collection of papers presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science symposium held in Boston Feb. 15, 2002, this content considers the formidable technical issues and the social and "human" issues that will impact or be impacted by mankind`s excursions to other star systems.
Автор: Adrian Desmond,Charles Darwin,James Moore Название: The Descent of Man ISBN: 0140436316 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780140436310 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 1346 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Addresses the crucial question of the origins, evolution and racial divergence of mankind, that the author had deliberately left out of "On the Origin of Species". This title presents an evidence that forces us to question what it is that makes us uniquely human.
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