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Selina Todd
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Selina Todd is Professor of Modern History at Oxford University. She grew up in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and was educated at Heaton Manor Comprehensive School and the Universities of Warwick and Sussex. She writes about class, inequality, working-class history, feminism and women’s lives in modern Britain. Her book The People: The Rise and Fall of the Working Class 1910–2010 was a Sunday Times bestseller and was described by the Observer as ‘A book we badly need’. Based on the voices of working-class people themselves, it charted the history of ordinary workers, housewives, children and pensioners over the turbulent twentieth century.

Books by Selina Todd

Snakes and Ladders

Politicians say social mobility is real – a just reward for ambition and hard work. This book proves otherwise.

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Tastes of Honey

An expert, authoritative biography which brings Delaney's work and times brilliantly to life and re-establishes her position at the heart of British cultural and social history.

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