Harold Macmillan

‘The Great Recession of 2008 knocked many assumptions but it knocked the assumptions of the young worst of all’

David Kynaston’s Modernity Britain, the fifth of his series of histories of Britain since 1945, reveals the late Fifties to be not a time of illiberalism and repression, but of a generosity of spirit

Review of The Macmillan Diaries Prime Minister and After, 1957-1966 Edited by Peter Catterall Macmillan