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There is no alternative why Margaret Thatcher matters by Claire Berlinski

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Thatcher, Margaret,
  • Conservatism -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementClaire Berlinski.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA589.7 .B47 2008
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxii, 386 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16900851M
ISBN 100465002315
ISBN 109780465002313
LC Control Number2008024595

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