A World to Build

    A World to Build

    Austerity Britain 1945-48

    David Kynaston

    Bloomsbury 2008

    Paperback 336pp Illustrated

    9780747585404   Product Code: 76536

    Beginning with VE Day and describing the first months of peace and the first years of Attlee's government, up to the launch of National Insurance and the NHS on 5 July 1948, this first book of Kynaston's much acclaimed Tales of a New Jerusalem, records the reactions of the British people to the austerity of the early post-war years and to wider events such as Hiroshima, the Communist coup in Czechoslovakia and the arrival of the Empire Windrush.

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