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Thatchers Trial In Six Months, Margaret Thatcher Reinvented Her Political Party And Redefined Modern Conservatism In One Of The Greatest Feats Of Modern Political Leadership.In 1981, Less Than Two Years After She Had Been Elected As Britain S First Woman Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher Was Deemed Unpopular And Out Of Touch Unemployment Had Risen To Levels Not Seen Since The 1930s, And The State S Finances Were Foundering Her Chancellor Of The Exchequer Delivered What Became Known As The No Hope Budget In March, Which Marked The Beginning Of A Period Of An Almost Unprecedentedly Broad Range Of Political Challenges Hunger Strikes And Violent Protests In Northern Ireland, Urban Riots In London And Liverpool, And Visible Discontent With Thatcher From Within The Conservative Party.And Yet By September 14, When Thatcher Sacked 4 Mutinous Grandees From Her Cabinet, The Prime Minister Had Firmly Reasserted Her Authority These Extraordinary Six Months Would Come To Define The Conservative Party S Most Successful And Modern Leader, Who Reshaped The Ideas And Direction Of Conservatism Around The World To Her Detractors She May Have Been A Harsh, Uncaring And Dogmatic Leader Who Made The Country A Unequal, Materialistic And Brutal Place, But To Her Supporters, She Was Nothing Less Than A Conservative Savior Who Prevented Britain From Becoming An Ungovernable Socialist State The 1983 General Election Would Prove A Triumph.Kwasi Kwarteng Intimately Captures This Shopkeeper S Daughter S Unique Leadership Qualities From Her Pulpit Style And New Testament Imagery To Her Emphasis On Personal Moral Responsibility That Saw Her Through Some Of The Most Adverse Conditions Facing Any World Leader In Modern Peacetime.


10 thoughts on “Thatchers Trial

  1. says:

    It s set up as a dramatic retelling of a pivotal six months in Thatcher s career But it s neither dramatic, and so it doesn t seem particularly pivotal.Undoubtedly, the events of that year hunger strikes, riots, strife on the left, and the purge of the Wets were all key moments in Thatcher s early premiership But all they reveal to us is that she was resolute or inflexible depend...


  2. says:

    Despite being written by someone of the same political stance, this is a frank portrayal of one of the most controversial of all British Prime Ministers and does not attempt to hide her weaknesses or failures As someone who was 27 in 1981 the year the book focuses on it brought back memories of a very different country One in many ways far divided than the Brexit wra...


  3. says:

    Perhaps not the most revelatory in terms of providing new insights, Kwasi s book is certainly meticulously researched and well written digging deep into the detail of British government and politics in 1981 I enjoyed it.


  4. says:

    It is said that a person s true character can only be seen when facing certain hardships and on Maggie Thatcher, she was tough, intransigent, black and white thinking, and confrontational, even with people from her own party As the first woman prime minister of United Kingdom, she also the first Prime Minister not from so...


  5. says:

    Quite good Kwarteng is of course intimately familiar with British politics and also scrupulously objective, taking great care to show that Thatcher s critics had a point but also making a great effort to show her religious roots and how she fits into a powerful tradition...


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