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Gender, labour, war and empire : essays on modern Britain

Author: Philippa Levine; Susan R Grayzel
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a collection of essays on the cultures of 19th- and 20th-century Britain. The topics range from prostitution and slavery to the effect of war on fashion magazine reporting to inter-racial marriage in the postwar years.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philippa Levine; Susan R Grayzel
ISBN: 9780230521193 0230521193
OCLC Number: 233635140
Description: xiii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Remaking the British working class : Sonya Rose and feminist history / Dennis Dworkin --
In search of free labour : Trinidad and the abolition of the British slave trade / James Epstein --
Race and the regulation of prostitution : comparing public health in the U.S. and Greater Britain / Philippa Levine --
The colonial actress : empire, modernity and the exotic in twentieth-century London / Angela Woollacott --
British feminism in the Second World War / Harold L. Smith --
"Magazines are essentially about the here and now. And this was wartime" : British Vogue's responses to the Second World War / Becky E. Conekin --
"Fighting for the idea of home life" : Mrs Miniver and Anglo-American representations of domestic morale / Susan R. Grayzel --
Film and the popular memory of the Second World War in Britain 1950-1959 / Penny Summerfield --
Men of the Royal Air Force, the cultural memory of the Second World War and the twilight of the British Emprie / Martin Francis --
Disturbing the people's peace : patriotism and "respectable" racism in British responses to Rhodesian independence / Alice Ritscherle --
"Would you let your daughter marry a Negro?" Race and sex in 1950s Britain / Elizabeth Buettner --
How is the national past imagined? National sentimentality, true feeling and the "heritage film", 1980-1995 / Geoff Eley --
Afterword to Gender, labour, war and empire / Laura L. Frader.
Other Titles: Gender, labor, war and empire
Responsibility: edited by Philippa Levine and Susan R. Grayzel.
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