Making Thatcher's Britain

Making Thatcher's Britain


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107683372
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/31/2012
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,255,994
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Ben Jackson is a University Lecturer in Modern History at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of University College. He is the author of Equality and the British Left (2007).

Robert Saunders is a Lecturer in History and Politics at the University of Oxford. He is the author of Democracy and the Vote in British Politics (2011).

Table of Contents

Introduction: varieties of Thatcherism Ben Jackson and Robert Saunders; Part I. Making Thatcherism: 1. 'Crisis? What crisis?': Thatcherism and the seventies Robert Saunders; 2. The think-tank archipelago: Thatcherism and neo-liberalism Ben Jackson; 3. Thatcher, monetarism and the politics of inflation Jim Tomlinson; 4. Thatcherism, morality and religion Matthew Grimley; 5. 'A nation or no nation?': Enoch Powell and Thatcherism Camilla Schofield; Part II. Thatcher's Britain: 6. Thatcher and the women's vote Laura Beers; 7. Margaret Thatcher and the decline of class politics Jon Lawrence and Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite; 8. Defiant dominoes: working miners and the 1984-5 strike David Howell; 9. Thatcherism, unionism and nationalism: a comparative study of Scotland and Wales Richard Finlay; 10. 'Just another country?': the Irish question in the Thatcher years Marc Mulholland; Part III. Thatcherism and the Wider World: 11. Thatcherism and the Cold War Richard Vinen; 12. Europe and America Andrew Gamble; 13. Decolonisation and imperial aftershocks: the Thatcher years Stephen Howe; Appendices Prepared by Peter Sloman; Further reading.

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