Douglas Hurd, the public servant : an authorised biography /
Mark Stuart.
Edinburgh : Mainstream, 1998.
472 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
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Edinburgh : Mainstream, 1998.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Table of Contents
Illustrationsp. 9
Prefacep. 11
Acknowledgementsp. 15
Confusion Over Classp. 17
A Gentleman and a King's Scholar: Eton, September 1942-July 1948p. 27
The Mast: National Service and Cambridge, 1948-1952p. 38
The Diplomatic Life, 1952-1966p. 44
Writing for Funp. 56
The Pell-Mell of Politics: Working for Edward Heath, 1966-1974p. 66
The Lean Years, 1974-1979p. 89
A Junior Minister's Lot: Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, May 1979-June 1983p. 106
Doom and Gloom: Minister of State at the Home Office, June 1983-September 1984p. 124
Proceeding with Caution: Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, September 1984-September 1985p. 134
Coping with Contradictions: Douglas Hurd's Relationship with Mrs Thatcher as Home Secretary, 1985-1989p. 153
Watching One's Back: Reforming the Criminal Justice Systemp. 181
The State Versus the Citizen: A Question of Balancep. 209
Walls Come Tumbling Down, July 1989-October 1990p. 233
A Good, Solid Deputy: The Conservative Leadership Contest of November 1990p. 251
In the Ascendancy, December 1990-April 1992p. 271
Game, Set and Match: The Parliamentary Ratification of the Maastricht Treaty, April 1992-July 1993p. 297
Waiting for the Americans: The Wars of the Yugoslav Succession, 1991-1995p. 318
Slow Boats and Through Trains: British Policy towards China and Hong Kong, 1989-1997p. 345
The Sapping of Authority: Europe and Domestic Policy, September 1993-December 1994p. 369
Increasing Our Weight: Britain in the Worldp. 391
Away from those 'Dam' Headlines: British Development Policy, 1989-1995p. 402
Public Enemy Number Onep. 414
Heresies of a Dinosaurp. 430
Conclusionp. 448
Indexp. 457
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