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A history of everyday life in twentieth-century Scotland

Author: Lynn Abrams; Callum G Brown
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2010.
Series: History of everyday life in Scotland, v. 4.
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Over the twentieth century Scots' lives changed in fast, dramatic and culturally significant ways. By examining their bodies, homes, working lives, rituals, beliefs and consumption, this volume exposes how the very substance of everyday life was composed, tracing both the intimate and the mass changes that the people endured. Using novel perspectives and methods, chapters range across the experiences of work, art  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
History of everyday life in twentieth-century Scotland.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010398488
(OCoLC)320798576
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Abrams; Callum G Brown
ISBN: 9780748630417 0748630414
OCLC Number: 650498493
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 302 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction : conceiving the everyday in the twentieth century / Lynn Abrams and Callum G. Brown --
Charting everyday experience / Callum G. Brown --
From scullery to conservatory : everyday life in the Scottish home / Lynn Abrams and Linda Fleming --
Changing intimacy : seeking and forming couple relationships / Lynn Jamieson --
The realities and narratives of paid work : the Scottish workplace / Arthur McIvor --
Being a man : everyday masculinities / Hilary Young --
Spectacle, restraint and the Sabbath Wars : the 'everyday' Scottish Sunday / Callum G. Brown --
After 'The religion of my fathers' : the quest for composure in the 'post-Presbyterian' self / Steven Sutcliffe --
Culture in the everyday : art and society / Angela Bartie --
Sickness and health / John Stewart --
Passing time : cultures of death and mourning / E.W. McFarland.
Series Title: History of everyday life in Scotland, v. 4.
Responsibility: edited by Lynn Abrams and Callum G. Brown.

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In this book leading cultural historians come together to examine how the daily activities of Scottish people reflected a constant re-construction of culture, religion, ideology and identity between  Read more...

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