Friday, 24 June 2011

Juliet Gardiner endorses No21s 'new' website

Photograph via Bath Life

Juliet Gardiner endorses No21s 'new' website 

'No.21 is one of my all time favourite shops. Part architectural salvage, part beautiful decorative objects, a symphony of muted colours that enhance every room in my house - and now, joy, to buy online!' 

Juliet Gardiner is a writer and historian who got to know No.21 when she took part in the BBC One series 'Turn Back Time: the High Street'. Her most recent books include The Thirties: an intimate history (Harper Press 2010)

Juliet Gardiner  is a British historian and a respected commentator on British social history from Victorian times through the 1950s. She is a former editor of History Today magazine, a Research Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research of the School of Advanced Study at the University of London and was an Honorary Fellow at the University of Edinburgh and previously taught at Middlesex University and Oxford Brookes University Gardiner has also worked as a publisher for Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Since 2001 she has been a full time writer
Her most recent books include Wartime: Britain 1939-1945 (Headline, 2004) which tells the story of the Home Front during the Second World War. She also wrote the books to accompany the Channel 4 television series The 1940s House (2000) and The Edwardian Country House (2002), and three books linked to exhibitions at London's Imperial War Museum, 'From the Bomb to the Beatles' (1999)The Children's War: The Second World War Through the Eyes of the Children of Britain (2005) and The Animals' War: Animals in Wartime from the First World War to the Present Day (2006). Gardiner was also the editor of Who's Who in British History (2000, Collins & Brown), the "History Today" Companion to British History (1996, Collins & Brown) with Neil Wenborn and 'The Penguin Dictionary of British History' (2000) She acted as historical consultant to the film of 'Atonement' and is a frequent broadcaster on radio and television, a reviewer and a contributor to the national press, including the Sunday Times, Sunday Telegraph, Financial Times, Guardian and BBC History.
Gardiner's book on 1930s Britain, The Thirties: An Intimate History, was published by HarperCollins in 2009.Its purpose was, as Gardiner herself has explained, to take the structure of the 1930s, formed over the years by political and economic historians, and "fill in as many details as possible" about how people lived their lives during that period]
Gardiner's most recent book:; The Blitz: The British Under Attack was published in 2010 by Harper Press

Thank you Juliet

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