David Thomas Anthony Kynaston (; born 30 July 1951 in  Aldershot) is an English historian specialising in the social history of England. 
Early life and education
Kynaston was educated at
Wellington College, Berkshire and New College, Oxford, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in modern history in 1973, and was awarded a  PhD from the London School of Economics on the history of the London Stock Exchange in 1983.  
Career and research
Kynaston became a Visiting Professor at
Kingston University in 2001. 
Tales of a New Jerusalem
David Kynaston King Labour 1976 Title
In 2007 Kynaston published
Austerity Britain, 1945–1951 to much acclaim. The title consists of two books that together make the first volume in a projected series of six entitled  Tales of a New Jerusalem. In this series Kynaston intends to chronicle the history of Great Britain from the end of World War II to the ascension of Margaret Thatcher in 1979.  Austerity Britain was named "Book of the Decade" by The Sunday Times. 
Family Britain (2010) is the second volume in the series, and was also released as two books. It covers the period from 1951 to the  Suez crisis of 1956. The volume was serialised on  BBC Radio 4 as its for 23 November 2009, read by Book of the Week Dominic West. The third volume,  Modernity Britain, covering the years 1957-59, was published in June 2013.  
King Labour: British Working Class, 1850-1914, 1976
Bobby Abel: Professional Batsman, 1982
, 1988 The Financial Times: a centenary history
WG's Birthday Party, 1990
, 1991 Cazenove & Co.: a history
, 1995 (edited by Richard Roberts) The Bank of England: Money, Power, and Influence 1694-1994
The City of London, Volume I: A World of Its Own, 1815-90, 1995
The City of London, Volume II: Golden Years, 1890-1914, 1995
LIFFE: A Market and it's Makers, 1997
The City of London, Volume III: Illusions of Gold, 1914-45, 1999
The City of London, Volume IV: Club No More, 1945-2000, 2002 (with Will Sulkin)
Austerity Britain, 1945-51, 2007, reprinted as:
Austerity Britain: A World to Build, 1945-48, 2008 Austerity Britain: Smoke in the Valley, 1948-51, 2008
Family Britain, 1951-57, 2009
City of London: The History, 2012
Modernity Britain, 1957-62, 2014, previously published as:
Modernity Britain: Opening the Box, 1957-59, 2013   Modernity Britain: A Shake of the Dice, 1959-62, 2014
Till Time's Last Sand: A History of the Bank of England 1694-2013, 2017 , co-authored with Francis Green Engines of privilege : Britain's private school problem    
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Anon (2017). "Kynaston, Dr David Thomas Anthony". . Who's Who ukwhoswho.com (online Oxford University Press ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. doi: 10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.U281869. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
"Bloomsbury - David Kynaston - David Kynaston". www.bloomsbury.com.
Kynaston, David Thomas Anthony (1983). . The London Stock Exchange, 1870-1914 : an institutional history london.ac.uk (PhD thesis). London School of Economics and Political Science (University of London). OCLC 24154737. EThOS uk.bl.ethos.295464.
^ Random House's
page about City of London 1 Archived 1 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine specifies Wellington College, New College Oxford, and the LSE, although it does not give years or degrees.
Christopher Silvester (30 October 2009). "Family Britain, 1951–57: David Kynaston". Express . Retrieved 2011.
Kynaston, David (2007). Austerity Britain, 1945–1951. London: Bloomsbury. p. ix. ISBN . 978-0-7475-9923-4
"The best of the decade". The Times . Retrieved 2011.
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Diski, Jenny (August 2010). "Fastidious Albion: Postwar Britain keeps calm, carries on". . Harper's Magazine 321 (1, 923): 79-82 . Retrieved 2013. (subscription required)
Kynaston, David (23 November 2009). "Family Britain". Book of the Week. BBC . Retrieved 2013.
DeGroot, Gerard (14 June 2013). "Modernity Britain by David Kynaston, review". The Daily Telegraph . Retrieved 2013.
Bennett, Catherine (22 June 2013). "Modernity Britain: Opening the Box, 1957-1959 by David Kynaston - review". The Guardian . Retrieved 2013.
Weight, Richard (November 2013). "Review of . Reviews. Modernity Britain : opening the box, 1957-59" . History Today 63 (11): 64-65 . Retrieved 2015.
^ Mark Damazer,
"Modernity Britain by David Kynaston: Social history with a smile" (review), , 27 June 2013. New Statesman
Hillman, Nick (2019). "Review of 'Engines of Privilege: Britain's Private School Problem. '" hepi.ac.uk. Higher Education Policy Institute.
Green, Francis; Kynaston, David (2019). Engines of privilege : Britain's private school problem. London. ISBN . 978-1-5266-0127-8 OCLC 1108696740.
Clanchy, Kate (2019). "Engines of Privilege review - a challenge to Britain's private schools?". theguardian.com. The Guardian.
Derham, Patrick (2019). "Book review - Engines of Privilege: Britain's Private School Problem". tes.com. Times Educational Supplement.