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Reagan and Thatcher

Geoffrey Smith

Reagan and Thatcher

by Geoffrey Smith

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Reagan, Ronald.,
    • Thatcher, Margaret.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1981-1989.,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1979-1997.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-277) and index.

      StatementGeoffrey Smith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE877.2 .S64 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 285 p. ;
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1885021M
      ISBN 100393029484
      LC Control Number90046010

      Reaganomics (/ r eɪ ɡ ə ˈ n ɒ m ɪ k s /; a portmanteau of [Ronald] Reagan and economics attributed to Paul Harvey), or Reaganism, refers to the economic policies promoted by U.S. President Ronald Reagan during the s. These policies are commonly associated with and characterized as supply-side economics, trickle-down economics, or voodoo economics by . Reagan and Thatcher Geoffrey Smith Author W. W. Norton & Company $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Drawing on interviews .

      We Are the Clash: Reagan, Thatcher, and the Last Stand of a Band That Mattered Mark Andersen and Ralph Heibutzki. Akashic, $ trade paper (p) ISBN   His latest book, The Human Factor: Gorbachev, Reagan, and Thatcher, and the End of the Cold War is published by Oxford University Press in New York on 1 April The book prior to that, The Myth of the Strong Leader: Political Leadership in the Modern Age, was named by Bill Gates as one of the four best books he read in

      If Mrs. Thatcher had followed the Reagan example in defense and taxes, she, too, would have a radically unbalanced budget today. Mrs. Thatcher's main emphasis has been to regain a competitive economy.   Aldous is a strong believer in the special relationship, but his book is nevertheless intended to pop the Reagan-Thatcher bubble: The honeymoon ended quickly, and the marriage wasn’t as fun as.


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Read this book to find why we should not ignore the 'human factor' underpinning great historical shifts. A fascinating account of how the Cold War ended, explored through the personal interactions between three world leaders - Gorbachev, Reagan, and Thatcher." - Bridget Kendall, Former BBC Diplomatic, Moscow, and Washington CorrespondentReviews: 1.

An iconic friendship, an uneasy alliance―a revisionist account of the couple who ended the Cold War. For decades historians have perpetuated the myth of a "Churchillian" relationship between Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, citing their longtime alliance as an example of the "special" bond between the United States and by: 8.

This book highlights the various times they were at loggerheads and is a must read for anyone interested in the life of either Thatcher or Reagan. flag Like see review Mike rated it really liked it/5. Read this book to find why we should not ignore the human factor underpinning great historical shifts.

A fascinating account of how the Cold War ended, explored through the personal interactions between three world leaders - Gorbachev, Reagan and Thatcher. (Bridget Kendall MBE, former BBC Diplomatic Moscow and Washington Correspondent)5/5(1).

What brought about an end to the Cold War has long been a subject of speculation and mythology. One prominent argument is that the United States simply bankrupted the Soviet Union, outspending the Soviets on the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI, or /5(6).

A history of the personal diplomacy between Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, Reagan and Thatcher: The Difficult Relationship, published inargues against the.

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and former President Ronald Reagan were, in the words of one close aide, "political soulmates.".

“Reagan, Thatcher and John Paul II were the trio who destroyed Soviet Communism and its Evil Empire. John O’Sullivan is the ideal writer to describe how they did it. Here is his eagerly awaited book.” —PAUL JOHNSON, author of A History of the American People and Modern Times.

When Reagan, in his childlike optimism, almost traded away the West’s nuclear arsenal at Reykjavik, Iceland, at a summit meeting inMrs. Thatcher leapt into a plane and took the president Author: Nicholas Wapshott.

But Reagan and Thatcher, a wonderful new book by Bard College professor Richard Aldous, makes clear that their alliance was far more challenging and complex than is widely recognized. It was, as Author: Terry Hartle. This book offers a careful examination of the politics of social policy in an era of austerity and conservative governance.

Focusing on the administrations of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, Pierson provides a compelling explanation for the welfare state's durability and for the few occasions where each government was able to achieve significant by:   ANALYSIS/OPINION: REAGAN AND THATCHER: THE DIFFICULT RELATIONSHIP By Richard Aldous W.W.

Norton & Co., $, pages. This is a well-researched, highly readable book that effectively analyzes. It is a remarkable story, which deserves the fresh account that Richard Aldous, a professor of history at Bard College, gives it in “Reagan and. The Thatcher-Reagan double act was far from being the love-in of myth Maggie and Ronnie at Nato headquarters in Brussels, November Photograph: Scott Stewart/AP Photograph: Scott Stewart/AP.

Thatcher's and Reagan's – and Pope John Paul II's – is a legacy that will continue to grow. Scholarship on all three has only just begun. Thatcher wrote in the book collecting memories and. Buy Reagan and Thatcher: the Difficult Relationship by Aldous, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this. The Human Factor: Gorbachev, Reagan and Thatcher and the End of the Cold War, by Archie Brown, Oxford University Press, RRP£25, pages Tony Barber is the FT’s Europe commentator Join our.

Thatcher's orientation to detail and combativeness contrasts continuously here with Reagan's aversion to particulars and his readiness to ramble, but as Smith notes she quickly realized her value to the President as an advisor and kindred spirit and made the most of it, regardless of her sometimes sharply opposing views.

Smith examines the ways international affairs were influenced by the relationship between Reagan and Thatcher. Analysis of such crucial events as the Falklands war, the Grenada invasion and the bombing of Tripoli reveal the strength and influence of their affinity.

This book offers a careful analysis of the politics of social policy in an era of austerity and conservative governance. Focusing on the administrations of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, Pierson provides a compelling explanation for the welfare state's durability and for the few occasions in which each government was able to achieve significant cutbacks.The Special Relationship is an unofficial term often used to describe the political, diplomatic, cultural, economic, military, and historical relations between the United Kingdom and the United term first came into popular usage after it was used in a speech by former British Prime Minister Winston two nations have been close allies during many conflicts.

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