The Foreign Politics of Opposition: Margaret Thatcher and the Transatlantic Relationship before Power

@article{Cooper2010TheFP,
  title={The Foreign Politics of Opposition: Margaret Thatcher and the Transatlantic Relationship before Power},
  author={J. Cooper},
  journal={Contemporary British History},
  year={2010},
  volume={24},
  pages={23 - 42}
}
  • J. Cooper
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • Contemporary British History
  • As Leader of the Opposition, Margaret Thatcher undertook visits across the Atlantic, establishing an international profile and formulating a political narrative that would offer a new economic approach to the British electorate. This article will use Thatcher's visits to the America/USA as a case study of how domestic Opposition leaders can establish an international profile. It will examine how Thatcher's transatlantic trips were conducted and reported; how Thatcher negotiated the politics of… CONTINUE READING
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