The Thatcher era was a turbulent and controversial period in British politics. Andrew Gamble's authoritative account - w revised and updated to cover Thatcher's fall and legacy - analyses the ideology, statecraft, and ecomic and social programme of the Thatcher Government. He explores rival interpretations of Thatcherism and assesses the evidence for claims that the Thatcher Government transformed British politics. A new conclusion considers the Conservative Party after Thatcher.
ANDREW GAMBLE is Professor of Politics, University of Sheffield, and author of several books, including The Conservative Nation, Britain in Decline and An Introduction to Modern Social and Political Thought. He is co-editor of Developments in British Politics 4