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The Resource Gender, labour, war and empire : essays on modern Britain, ed. by Philippa Levine, Susan R. Grayzel

Gender, labour, war and empire : essays on modern Britain, ed. by Philippa Levine, Susan R. Grayzel

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Gender, labour, war and empire : essays on modern Britain
Title
Gender, labour, war and empire
Title remainder
essays on modern Britain
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ed. by Philippa Levine, Susan R. Grayzel
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eng
Summary
A lively collection of essays on the cultures of nineteenth and twentieth-century Britain. Topics range from prostitution and slavery to the effect of war on fashion magazine reporting to inter-racial marriage in the postwar years. Particular areas of focus include the Second World War, its legacies and the reactions to postwar decolonization. Gender, Labour, War and Empire offers a collection of original essays by a lively mix of scholars interested in the cultures of nineteenth and twentieth-century Britain. Topics range from prostitution and early nineteenth-century slavery to responses to inter-racial marriage in the postwar era
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Levine, P
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no index present
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H1-970.9
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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Grayzel, S
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  • Women
  • Women
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
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Gender, labour, war and empire : essays on modern Britain, ed. by Philippa Levine, Susan R. Grayzel
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DOI: 10.1057/9780230582927
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online resource
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Contents
Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: Why Gender, Labour, War and Empire? -- P.Levine and S.R.Grayzel PART I: LABOUR, SEX AND RACE: THE PROBLEMS OF MODERNITY Remaking the British Working Class: Sonya Rose and Feminist History -- D.Dworkin In Search of Free Labour: Trinidad and the Abolition of the British Slave Trade -- J.Epstein Race and the Regulation of Prostitution: Comparing Public Health in the US and Greater Britain -- P.Levine The Colonial Actress: Empire, Modernity and the Exotic in Twentieth-Century London -- A.Woollacott PART II: GENDER, IDENTITY, AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR British Feminism in the Second World War -- H.L.Smith "Magazines are essentially about the here and now. And this was wartime': British Vogue's Responses to WWII -- B.E.Conekin 'Fighting for the Idea of Home Life': Mrs Miniver and Anglo-American 181 Representations of Domestic Morale -- S.R.Grayzel Film and the Popular Memory of the Second World War in Britain 1950-1959 -- P.Summerfield PART III: GENDER, RACE, AND THE AFTERMATH OF WAR AND EMPIRE Men of the Royal Air Force, the Cultural Memory of the Second World War and the Twilight of the British Empire -- M.Francis Disturbing the People's Peace: Patriotism and 'Respectable' Racism in British Responses to Rhodesian Independence -- A.Ritscherle 'Would You Let Your Daughter Marry a Negro?': Race and Sex in 1950s Britain -- E.Buettner How is the National Past Imagined? National Sentimentality, True Feeling, and the 'Heritage Film,' 1980-1995 -- G.Eley Afterword -- L.L.Frader
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ocn665047960
Extent
1 (hbk) (296 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780230521193
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Gender, labour, war and empire : essays on modern Britain, ed. by Philippa Levine, Susan R. Grayzel
Publication
Note
DOI: 10.1057/9780230582927
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: Why Gender, Labour, War and Empire? -- P.Levine and S.R.Grayzel PART I: LABOUR, SEX AND RACE: THE PROBLEMS OF MODERNITY Remaking the British Working Class: Sonya Rose and Feminist History -- D.Dworkin In Search of Free Labour: Trinidad and the Abolition of the British Slave Trade -- J.Epstein Race and the Regulation of Prostitution: Comparing Public Health in the US and Greater Britain -- P.Levine The Colonial Actress: Empire, Modernity and the Exotic in Twentieth-Century London -- A.Woollacott PART II: GENDER, IDENTITY, AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR British Feminism in the Second World War -- H.L.Smith "Magazines are essentially about the here and now. And this was wartime': British Vogue's Responses to WWII -- B.E.Conekin 'Fighting for the Idea of Home Life': Mrs Miniver and Anglo-American 181 Representations of Domestic Morale -- S.R.Grayzel Film and the Popular Memory of the Second World War in Britain 1950-1959 -- P.Summerfield PART III: GENDER, RACE, AND THE AFTERMATH OF WAR AND EMPIRE Men of the Royal Air Force, the Cultural Memory of the Second World War and the Twilight of the British Empire -- M.Francis Disturbing the People's Peace: Patriotism and 'Respectable' Racism in British Responses to Rhodesian Independence -- A.Ritscherle 'Would You Let Your Daughter Marry a Negro?': Race and Sex in 1950s Britain -- E.Buettner How is the National Past Imagined? National Sentimentality, True Feeling, and the 'Heritage Film,' 1980-1995 -- G.Eley Afterword -- L.L.Frader
Control code
ocn665047960
Extent
1 (hbk) (296 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780230521193
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote

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