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A series of extracts from the book will be made available here over the course of the next few months. Click on the highlighted links below.


contents

INTRO Eighties: ‘This is the dawning of a new era'

PART ONE: PUTTING OUT FIRE WITH GASOLINE (1979-83)
01 The First Thatcher Government: ‘It'll be just like starting over’
02 Comrades: ‘Dog eat dog’
03 Alternatives: ‘A thousand people just like me’
04 Resistance: ‘We're living in violent times’
05 War: ‘People are stupid’

PART TWO: WHEN THE WIND BLOWS (1983-87)
06 The Second Thatcher Government: ‘The edge of heaven’
07 Identities: ‘Standing on their own two feet’
08 Enemies: ‘When two tribes go to war’
09 Moralities: ‘I don't want to change the world’
10 Boom: ‘Let's make lots of money’

PART THREE: UNDER THE GOD (1987-90)
11 The Third Thatcher Government: ‘The only way is up’
12 Media: ‘When will I see my picture in the paper?’
13 Establishment: ‘I will be your preacher teacher’
14 Globalization: ‘Walls come tumbling down’
15 Fall: ‘There she goes’

OUTRO Aftermath: ‘You're history’

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