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Family Britain, 1951-57

David Kynaston

Family Britain, 1951-57

by David Kynaston

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Published by Bloomsbury in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth II, 1952-,
  • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 1945-,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-,
  • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [699]-750).

    StatementDavid Kynaston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA592 .K96 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination776 p. :
    Number of Pages776
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24098110M
    ISBN 109780747583851
    LC Control Number2009529999

    Family Britain, by David Kynaston starting at $ Family Britain, has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Editions for Family Britain, (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in.

    David Kynaston was born in Aldershot in He has been a professional historian since and has written fifteen books, including The City of London (), a widely acclaimed four-volume history, and W.G.'s Birthday Party, an account of the Gentleman vs. the Players at Lord's in July He is the author of Austerity Britain, , the first title in a series of books covering Reviews: Family Britain, - David Kynaston. Trustpilot. We are 5 Star rated on Trustpilot He has been a professional historian since and has written fifteen books, including The City of London (), a widely acclaimed four-volume history, and W.G.'s Birthday Party, an account of the Gentleman vs. the Players at Lord's in July

    Books 3 and 4 (The Certainties of Place and A Thicker Cut), here bound in a single volume, continue Kynaston's extraordinarily evocative narrative, from an ailing King George VI opening the Festival of Britain and the Conservative victory that made Churchill once more Prime Minister, to the Suez crisis, Soviet action in Hungary and bus fares raised in Lowestoft to offset petrol rises. A professional historian, in addition to the four-volume The City of London, his works include King Labour: A History of the British Working Class, , histories of the Financial Times and the stockbrokers Cazenove & co., and a history of Britain between and , Austerity Britain, and Family Britain,


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