Arthur Seldon: A Life for Liberty
Arthur Seldon was one of the most influential economists of the late 20th century. His ideas were key to the changes in economic policies under Margaret Thatcher's government and which spread to many other countries. This work presents the biography of this major architect of Thatcher's economic revolution.
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