David Kynaston is a historian and author. Since 1973 he has written 18 books, including the widely acclaimed four-volume history The City of London. He is also the author of Austerity Britain, the first title in a series of books covering the history of post-war Britain (1945-1979). He is currently a visiting professor at Kingston University
Books by David Kynaston
Interviews with David Kynaston
Until the 1970s, Britain was predominantly a working class society, says the historian David Kynaston. He tells us about books that explore how this changed, giving rise to the turbulent Thatcher years.
Interviews where books by David Kynaston were recommended
As the Olympics open, David Runciman looks back at the two previous times that the Games have been staged in London and finds that the thrift of today looks modest compared with austerities of the past