Modern conservatism by David Willetts

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Published by Penguin in London .

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  • Conservatism -- Great Britain.

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StatementDavid Willetts.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA589.7 .W54 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22348453M
ISBN 100140154779
LC Control Number92017813

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Originally published in This book has two aims: first, to analyse the change in economic policy formation between and and the way in which policy sources were translated into reality, and second, to analyse how the first Thatcher government has changed the nature of contemporary Conservatism.

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