Austerity Britain: A World to Build

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    David Kynaston's "Austerity Britain 1945-51", the first book in his series "Tales of a New Jerusalem", was a major "Sunday Times" bestseller in 2007. Here is the first volume from this landmark book covering 1945-48. Beginning his groundbreaking series about post-war Britain, Kynaston presents our nation through the eyes of those who lived there. Meet Judy Haines, a Chingford housewife, struggling daily with food rationing; Henry St. John, a self-serving civil servant in Bristol; and, the young Glenda Jackson, taking her 11-plus. Using mass observation, diaries, letters, newspapers and magazines from the time, "A World to Build" is an unsurpassed social history: intensely evocative to those who were there and eye-opening for their children and grandchildren.

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    Number of Pages: 336
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780747585404
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    Listed in: British & Irish history, From c 1945 to c 2000, Social & cultural history
    Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

    Books by David Kynaston

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