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  • The Downing Street Years
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  • English
  • 08 June 2020
  • 0060170565

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The Downing Street Years Read Þ 2 The first volume of memoirs by Margaret Thatcher frankly recalls the former B. This book is one of the most interesting political autobiographies I have read and I ve read many of them I must confess that interest was intensified due to the fact that I worked in the House of Commons during her tenure in office and indeed worked during the 1987 General Election for two Conservative Members of Parliament David Amess of Basildon and David Evennett of Erith the preuel is The Path to Power and there is a follow up The Collected Speeches but for those interested The Downing Street Years is the book to haveIt begins with the 1979 General Election and carries forward to her resignation as Prime Minister a decade later In this volume are her perspectives on all the various Cabinet intrigues shuffles and reshuffles her attempts to find civil servants and other helpers who were not of the old guard but of a new mentality often asking Is he one of us by which she meant not is he a Conservative but rather will he get something accomplished is he a do erThatcher s perspectives on the various scandals and inter Cabinet fighting makes for interesting reading she is candid in her likes and dislikes among her Cabinet colleagues Her final row with Geoffrey Howe who delivered a scathing speech in the HoC that mostly prompted the leadership crisis is enlightening I ve not seen his version if one exists it would be good to compare the two sides She was very disappointed at the end when she thought she had the continued support of the party but each of her ministers and friends told her in turn that while he supported her others would not She saw the writing on the wall and after having won the first ballot for party leadership but not by a sufficient majority to avoid a second ballot she resigned in favour of John Major whose autobiography recently issued is also well worth reading particularly for his comments about how Thatcher tried to maintain a controlling influence over him from behind the officeYou might be tempted if you re not really into politics and not reading this for scholarly purposes to skim over various minor issues that are gone into great detail Historians are appreciative but I seriously ask myself how many non political scientists and historians will read through all the detail of what are now minor bits of historyIn all a brilliant career the first woman head of government in a major Western democracy and well worth reading on the whole

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The Downing Street Years Read Þ 2 Ritish prime minister's dealings with US presidents the Falkland War and her. Written by Margaret Thatcher with help from a writer You can hear her voice in it sometimes An interesting account if you are interested in history although the economics were a bit over my head


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    The Downing Street Years ebook epub – vivaldirestaurant.co.za Read Review The Downing Street Years This book is one of the most interesting political autobiographies I have read (and I've read many of them). I must confess that interest was intensified due to the fact that I worked in the House of Commons during her tenur

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    Review The Downing Street Years vivaldirestaurant.co.za Õ 2 Read Review Ö PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Õ vivaldirestaurant.co.za Being an autobiography dealing with a limited subset of the subject's years, the usual biographical information regarding early life, influences and inspirations are regrettably missing, though still covered in other works for those justifiably hungry for such ('Path to Power', by Thatcher', and John Campbell's

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    The Downing Street Years ebook epub – vivaldirestaurant.co.za Read A well written, typically honest and upfront account from one of the most driven and fascinating women in history.

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    The Downing Street Years ebook epub – vivaldirestaurant.co.za Read vivaldirestaurant.co.za Õ 2 Read Written by Margaret Thatcher with help from a writer. You can hear her voice in it sometimes! An interesting account if you are interested in history although the economics were a bit over my head.

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    The Downing Street Years ebook epub – vivaldirestaurant.co.za Read Margaret Thatcher's Memoirs offer an insight that one could only imagine to be part of during any reign and fall of power. It is often hard to imagine the Iron Lady as any thing than a politician, however this book gives an insight to her lo

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