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Being boys : youth, leisure and identity in the inter-war years

Author: Melanie Tebbutt
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2012.
Series: Gender in history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Offers a fresh and original approach to the masculinities, subjectivities and emotions of working-class young men, and makes a distinctive contribution to the history of leisure and interwar youth.  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie Tebbutt
ISBN: 0719066131 9780719066139
OCLC Number: 939110381
Description: xii, 321 p. : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction1. Looking at youth2. Ordinary boys and masculine men3. Bodies and appearance4. Sex and sentiment5. Seeking advice6. Dancing and gender7. Movement, motion and street space8. Being a boy and becoming a manConclusionsBibliographyIndex -- .
Series Title: Gender in history.
Responsibility: Melanie Tebbutt.


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This well-researched book is a corrective to depictions of working-class young men as rigidly masculine.'Jad Adams, The TLS, 25/05/2012'A welcome addition to the literature on inter-war youth; Read more...

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