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Relocating Britishness

Relocating Britishness

Author: Stephen Caunce
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2004.
Series: Studies in popular culture (Manchester, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book offers a range of original perspectives on how Britishness might be constructed at the turn of the millennium, and where it might be going. It pulls together the disciplines of history, art history, cultural studies, film and television studies, sociology and politics. This collection will be of value to anyone interested in modern British social history and the wider issues of local, regional and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Kongress
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Caunce
ISBN: 0719070260 9780719070266
OCLC Number: 56345116
Description: xi, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / John K. Walton --
1. Relocating Britishness and the break-up of Britain / Jon Cook --
2. A shell for neo-liberalism : new labour Britain and the millennium dome / Jim McGuigan --
3. Blackpool and the varieties of Britshness / John K. Walton --
4. Family, social class and politics in the films of Mike Leigh / Ewa Mazierska --
5. Football and the crisis of British identity / Jeffrey Richards --
6. What's happening to England? : twentieth-century cricket / Charles Barr --
7. From Sherlock Holmes to James Bond : masculinity and national identity in British popular fiction / James Chapman and Matthew Hilton --
8. 'Who dies if England live?' : masculinity, the problematics of 'Englishness' and the image of the ordinary soldier in British war art, c. 1915-28 / J.A. Black --
9. The 'other war' : subversive images of the Second World War in service comedies / Andrew Spicer --
10. Regional identity : a gendered heritage? : reading women in 1990s fiction / Val Williamson --
11. Welsh national identity and the British political process / Carwyn Fowler --
12. The orange order and representations of Britishness / Christine Kinealy --
13. Filmic representations of the British-Irish conflict since the ceasefires of 1994 / Cahal McLaughlin --
14. From Z Cars (1962) to The Cops (1998) : the northern television police series / Susan Sydney-Smith.
Series Title: Studies in popular culture (Manchester, England)
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Caunce [and others].
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Offering a range of original perspectives on how Britishness might be constructed at the turn of the millennium and where it might be going, this volume pulls together various disciplines and a  Read more...


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