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David Kynaston

David Kynaston was born in Aldershot in 1951. He has been a professional historian since 1973 and has written nineteen books, including The City of London , a widely acclaimed four-volume history, and WG's Birthday Party , an account of the Gentleman v. Players match at Lord's in July 1898. He is the author of Austerity Britain, 1945 - 51 , Family Britain, 1951 - 57 and Modernity Britain, 1957-1959 , the first three titles in a series of books covering the history of post-war Britain (1945 -...See more