By David Cannadine
Few sleek girls have had as nice a political influence as Margaret Hilda Roberts, the grocer's daughter from Grantham who, as Margaret Thatcher, turned Britain's first lady major minister. The longest serving British superior of the 20th century, Thatcher has been the topic of either adulation and vilification. In Margaret Thatcher: A existence and Legacy, the best historian Sir David Cannadine units Margaret Thatcher within the context of contemporary British history.
With beauty, wit, and old perception, Cannadine charts Mrs Thatcher's upbringing and impacts, her political occupation and existence after politics, the effect of her guidelines, and her own recognition and political legacy. The ebook additionally encompasses a thesaurus of key phrases, a chronology, a "dramatis personae" of important figures of the interval, and a consultant to additional reading.
Written via one of many greatest foreign historians, it really is an important paintings for a person attracted to the lifestyles and paintings of a towering--and usually controversial--figure in glossy British history.