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Class in Britain

Author: David Cannadine
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Britain has been described as the most classridden society under the sun. Cannadine sets out to banish the ignorance surrounding class and people's views on class by looking at how different generations have viewed it from the 18th century to the 20th.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cannadine, David, 1950-
Class in Britain.
London : Penguin, 2000
(OCoLC)891404411
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Cannadine
ISBN: 0140249540 9780140249545
OCLC Number: 42913202
Notes: Originally published: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1998, with title: The rise and fall of class in Britain.
Description: xiii, 249 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction: the rise and fall of class? --
The eighteenth century: class without class struggle --
The nineteenth century: a viable hierarchical society --
The twentieth century: social identities and political identities --
Conclusion: towards a "classless society"?
Other Titles: Rise and fall of class in Britain
Responsibility: David Cannadine.

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Examines British preoccupation with class and different ways the British have thought about their own society. From the eighteenth through the twentieth century, this book traces the different ways  Read more...

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