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Creative workshop on writing popular history

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Time: 6.00pm - 7.30pm
Venue: JG1003 , Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
Price: free
Speaker(s): David Kynaston

Creative workshop on writing popular history

Author and historian David Kynaston is a visiting professor at Kingston University. He has been a professional historian since 1973 and has written eighteen books, including The City of London (1994-2001), a widely acclaimed four-volume history. He is the author of Austerity Britain, 1945-51 and Family Britain, 1951-57 the first two titles in a series of books covering the history of post-war Britain under the collective title Tales of a New Jerusalem.

In this workshop David will be sharing his expertise in writing history for a public audience using a chapter from his latest book Modernity Britain: Opening the Box, 1957-59, which made the Sunday Times list of top ten history books for 2013.

The session will focus on Ch 3. 'Never Had it So Good' which you should read before attending. If you do not have a copy of this book you can download a digitised copy.

Everyone is welcome; the event is free and refreshments will be served.

For further information about this event:

Contact: Dr Nicola Phillips
Tel: 0208 417 2299
Email: N.Phillips@kingston.ac.uk

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