|Published||5 Mar 2015|
|Author||David Kynaston|Richard Roberts|
David Kynaston is a critically acclaimed historian and author, and the recipient of a Spear's Book Award for his lifetime achievement as a British historian. His books include a three volume history of postwar Britain; Austerity Britain (longlisted for The Orwell Prize), Family Britain and Modernity Britain (longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize), which has sold 150,000 copies, as well as a four-volume history of the City of London, and the centenary history of the Financial Times.
Richard Roberts, a professor at King's College London, is the author of studies of Schroders, Equitable Life, Orion, and the financial crisis of 1914.
Richard Roberts and David Kynaston are the joint authors of City State (Profile, 2002).
Impressively detailed and readable... an absorbing trip down memory lane and a fascinating insight into many of the complexities and challenges facing modern finance... an excellent book.
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