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London clubland : a cultural history of gender and class in late Victorian Britain

Author: Amy Milne-Smith
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This work is the first to study the gentlemen's clubs that were an important feature the Late Victorian landscape in London, and the first to discover the secret history of clubmen and their world. The wealthy men of the British upper classes have often been segregated to the realm of biography or family history, lumped in with their middle-class rivals, or dismissed as irrelevant in the larger story of Victorian
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Milne-Smith, Amy, 1977-
London clubland.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
(DLC) 2011031576
(OCoLC)714725081
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Milne-Smith
ISBN: 9781137002082 1137002085
OCLC Number: 767824052
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 296 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Coffeehouses to Clubhouses: Understanding the Gentlemen's Clubs of London --
The Blackball: Looking for the 'Right Sort' of Member --
Gentlemen Behaving Badly --
Club Talk, Men's Gossip, and the Creation of a Community --
The Club as Home: Imagining Male Domesticity --
Naughty Bachelors, Bad Husbands, and Mixed-Sex Destiny --
The Importance of Space and Place: Clubland and the Divided Capital.
Responsibility: by Amy Milne-Smith.

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