David Kynaston

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Name: David Kynaston
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Why Peaky Blinders tells us all we need to know (and more) about the 1920s

Matt HoulbrookTwo episodes into the second season of the BBC television series Peaky Blinders and I’m already reminded of why the exploits of Thomas, Polly, and the rest of the Shelby family tell us all we need to know (and more) about 1920s Britain. ... [Published University of Birmingham - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

From the the culturally conservative Fifties to the Swinging Harold Wilson Sixties

Modernity Britain: Book Two – a Shake of the Dice (1959-62)David KynastonBloomsbury, 464pp, £25How can anyone write the history of modern times? There’s just too much of it. The past half-dozen decades have been saturated, drenched, inundated by recording ... [Published New Statesman - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Alan Johnson, working class hero

Tom Jackson, General Secretary of the Union of Postal Workers, addresses sorting office workers on strike in 1970. © Popperfoto/Please, Mr Postman by Alan Johnson (Bantam Press £16.99)In strict category terms, This Boy , the first volume of memoirs by ... [Published Prospect - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

David Kynaston's Modernity Britain review: 'Detailed snapshot' of a pivotal time

Fings certainly weren't "wot they used t'be", in the words of the ever-so Cockney 1960 West End smash musical.The sight of Edwardian-looking Harold Macmillan attending Beyond The Fringe, the ever-so modern satirical show that lampooned the prime minister ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
First reported May 27 2014 - Updated May 27 2014 - 1 reports

Special report: an outsider’s guide to the City of London

J ustin is a senior banker, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, at a big investment bank based in London's Canary Wharf. If anyone is a ‘master of the universe’, it is Justin, who never does tell me how much he earns, nor even how many digits his ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 27 2014]

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Why Peaky Blinders tells us all we need to know... [Published University of Birmingham - Oct 13 2014]
From the the culturally conservative Fifties to... [Published New Statesman - Sep 18 2014]
Alan Johnson, working class hero [Published Prospect - Sep 18 2014]
David Kynaston's Modernity Britain review: 'Det... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
Special report: an outsider’s guide to the City... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 27 2014]
'Seldon’s proposal reinforces a myth: only by p... [Published Times Education Supplement - Jan 21 2014]
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