Margaret Thatcher on Leadership: Lessons for American Conservatives Today

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Regnery Publishing, Oct 1, 2013 - Political Science - 256 pages
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This inspirational and practical guide for conservatives combines stories from Lady Thatcher’s life with principles and strategies conservatives can apply to their challenges today. Nile Gardiner and Stephen Thompson outline the critical lessons conservatives can learn from Lady Thatcher on articulating conservative principles to a broader audience, cutting through bureaucratic messes to achieve goals, and standing up to aggressive regimes.

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INTRODUCTION Why Margaret Thatchers Leadership Matters Today
CHAPTER THREE The Twilight of Socialist Britain
CHAPTER FIVE America Must Avoid EuropeanStyle Decline
CHAPTER SEVEN The Leadership Lessons of the Falklands
CHAPTER TEN The Ten Principles of Successful Conservative Leadership

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Nile Gardiner is the Director of the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom at The Heritage Foundation. Before joining Heritage, he was Foreign Policy Researcher for former Prime Minister Lady Margaret Thatcher. He is recognized internationally as an expert on foreign relations, especially the “Special Relationship” between the United States and Great Britain. He attended Yale University.

Stephen Thompson is a former Congressional aide with extensive government experience. Educated at Cambridge University, the London School of Economics, and the University of California, Dr. Thompson lived in Cambridge and London during most of Thatcher’s time as prime minister, and experienced firsthand how she changed British history, becoming a lifelong Thatcherite.

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