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About Radhika Natarajan

Radhika Natarajan is a historian of Modern Imperial Britain. She is a PhD Candidate at the University of California, Berkeley. Twitter: @RadhikaAN

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Niki Seth-Smith is a freelance journalist and contributing editor to 50.50.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Ties of blood: how Thatcher altered 'British'

By discarding the social and cultural ties of the Empire, Margaret Thatcher did away with old ideas of Britishness based on allegiance, desire, history and character. Blood was what mattered. As today's questionably 'multicultural' Britain marks her death, a look back on this journey.

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