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6 edition of Austerity Britain, 1945-51 found in the catalog.

Austerity Britain, 1945-51

by David Kynaston

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Published by Walker & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-1964.,
  • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAusterity Britain, 1945-1951
    StatementDavid Kynaston.
    SeriesTales of a new Jerusalem -- 1-2
    ContributionsKynaston, David, Kynaston, David
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 692 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages692
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21831798M
    ISBN 100802716938
    ISBN 109780802716934

    David Kynaston's Austerity Britain , the first book in his series Tales of a New Jerusalem, was a major Sunday Timesbestseller in Here is the second volume from this landmark book .   The historian David Kynaston’s “Austerity Britain: ” seems less a book than a scroll. You don’t feel that you’re turning pages so much as unrolling a single piece of parchment.

    Austerity Britain: Smoke In The Valley by David Kynaston David Kynastons Austerity Britain , the first book in his series Tales of a New Jerusalem, was a major Sunday Times bestseller in Here is the second volume from this landmark book covering Continuing his groundbreaking series about post-war Britain, Kynaston presents a breathtaking portrait of our nation through. Austerity Britain Book by David Kynaston Bloomsbury ₤25, pages FT bookshop price: ₤ More than 50 years after its demise, we still live in the shadow of the Labour government; even Margaret Thatcher proved unable to ….

    David Kynaston King Labour Title In Kynaston published Austerity Britain, – to much acclaim. [5] The title consists of two books that together make the first volume in a projected series of six entitled Tales of a New Jerusalem.   Building Britain's post-war world. AM BST 24 May John Campbell reviews Austerity Britain, by David Kynaston. These characteristic episodes define the book.


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Austerity Britain, ,is the first in the Tales of a New Jerusalem series of three books by historian David Kynaston. He combines the usual macro-historical elements with the contemporary observations of the players, the media, and ordinary people who maintained diaries or wrote letters/5.

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Coursing through Austerity Britain is an astonishing variety of voices – vivid, 1945-51 book, and unaware of what the future holds. ?Magisterial. is the adjective commonly used to praise an imposing volume of history, but David Kynaston?s outstanding Austerity Britain: is triumphantly un-magisterial.

Where other historians loftily survey, Kynaston rummages -- in diaries, letters, newspaper reports, surveys, archives Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Austerity Britain, by David Kynaston; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Politics and government, Social conditions, Social life and customs, History; Places: Great Britain; Austerity Britain, George VI,   Austerity Britain, by David Kynaston.

Publication date Internet Archive Language English. Notes. Some pages of the original book are too bright. Access-restricted-item Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Septem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Austerity Britain, (Book): Kynaston, David: Baker & TaylorA people's history of post-World War II England is a social profile that links everyday lives to period events while paying tribute to the nation's passionate dedication to its survival and rebuilding, in an account that also traces the stories of such individuals as journalist Jon Arlott, actress Glenda Jackson, and writer.

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Austerity Britain, by David Kynaston avg. rating Ratings Coursing through Austerity Britain is an astonishing variety of voices - vivid, unselfconscious, and unaware of what the future holds.

Players match at Lord's in July He is the author of Austerity Britain and Family Britainthe first two titles in a series of books covering the history of post-war Britain () under the collective title 'Tales of a New Jerusalem'.

He is currently a visiting professor at Kingston University.4/4(5). Austerity Britain Book by David Kynaston Bloomsbury ₤25, pages FT bookshop price: ₤   About Austerity Britain, For the first time, the Sunday Times bestseller Austerity Britain is available in one complete paperback volume.

Coursing through Austerity Britain is an astonishing variety of voices - vivid, unselfconscious, and unaware of what the future holds. A Chingford housewife endures the tribulations of rationing; a retired schoolteacher observes during a.

Try to imagine a world without supermarkets, television, automatic washing machines, personal computers, package holidays with almost every necessity rationed, and you might just begin to understand what it was like to live in Britain in Through personal testimony and excellent illustrations from Picture Post, the people’s story unfolds.

The Labour Party’s landslide victory Author: David Kynaston. About Austerity Britain, Coursing through Austerity Britain is an astonishing variety of voices - vivid, unselfconscious, and unaware of what the future holds. A Chingford housewife endures the tribulations of rationing; a retired schoolteacher observes during a royal visit how well-fed the Queen looks; a pernickety civil servant in Bristol is oblivious to anyone's troubles but his own.

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Celebrated historian David Kynaston has written an utterly original. I am glad to have learned of these things, and many like them, from Austerity Britain but, as is often the case with this type of history, the book lacks a coherence.

While Kynaston seems to want to debunk a myth of just how good the Labour government was, there is little struggle and less about empire in the book. Get this from a library! Austerity Britain, [David Kynaston] -- "As much as any country, England bore the brunt of Germany's aggression in World War II and was ravaged in many ways at the war's end.

In Austerity Britain, celebrated historian David Kynaston has.All about Austerity Britain: by David Kynaston. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(15).Books: Austerity Britain, (Tales of a New Jerusalem) (Paperback) For the first time, the Sunday Times bestseller Austerity Britain is available in one complete paperback volume.

Coursing through Austerity Britain is an astonishing variety of voices - vivid, unselfconscious, and unaware of what the future holds/5(10).