Young Women, Work, and Family in England, 1918-1950, Oxford University Press, 2005.
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Winner, Women’s History Network Book Prize
‘Young women emerge in this history as a critically important force…When we imagine a typical interwar worker, it isn’t as a bob-haired 14-year-old shop assistant wearing her first pair of heels’. LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS
The People. A History of the British Working Class in the Twentieth Century
Published by John Murray in 2014. In the meantime, if you’d like a glimpse of the research that has gone into this book please go to the website Voices of Postwar England, which showcases some of the fascinating oral histories that will inform my new history.