'This is the first text in the field and, as a lecturer, I am very grateful for it.'
- D. Rothewell, University of Edinburgh'This is a startling account of Thatcher which is both analytical and ironic in equal proportions. It provides very useful, balanced accounts.'
- Mike Owens, University of Derby'An excellent contribution to the continuing debate about this vitally important period.'
- David Russell, Bolton Institute of Higher Education
About the Author
Eric J. Evans is Emeritus Professor at Lancaster University. His many books include Sir Robert Peel: Statesmanship, Power and Party. (2nd Edition, 2006). The Forging of the Modern State: Early Industrial Britain, 1783-1870 (3rd Edition, 2001). The Shaping of Modern Britain: Identity, Industry and Empire, 1780-1914 (2011).