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The enemy within : the secret war against the miners

Author: Seumas Milne
Publisher: London : Verso, [2014] ©1994
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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Margaret Thatcher branded the leaders of the 1984-85 miners strike "the enemy within." In this classic account, Seumas Milne reveals the astonishing lengths to which her government and its intelligence machine were prepared to go to destroy the power of Britain's miners union. In this 30th anniversary edition, new material brings the story up to date with further revelations about the secret war against organized  Read more...
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Named Person: Margaret Thatcher; Margaret Thatcher
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seumas Milne
ISBN: 1781683425 9781781683422
OCLC Number: 873482727
Description: xxv, 445 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Preface to the fourth edition --
Introduction: the secret war against the miners --
ch. 1. Operation Cyclops --
ch. 2. A hidden hand --
ch. 3. Dangerous liaisons --
ch. 4. The strange world of Roger Windsor --
ch. 5. All Maxwell's men --
ch. 6. Moscow gold-diggers --
ch. 7. Stella Wars.
Responsibility: Seumas Milne.

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Updated thirtieth anniversary edition of the definitive account of the 1984 miners' strike  Read more...

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"A terrifying, frightening indictment of the British establishment." - Owen Jones "Riveting. It knocks spots off the usual 'whodunnit.'"--Guardian "One of the most remarkable demolition jobs Read more...

 
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