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Gender, Labour, War and Empire: Essays on Modern Britain
     

Gender, Labour, War and Empire: Essays on Modern Britain

by P. Levine (Editor), S. Grayzel (Editor)
 

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Alively 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.

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Alively 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.

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'This elegant volume not only celebrates one of the most influential social historians of our time, but offers a compelling and up to date historiographical treatment of the most important trends in British history over the last generation.' - Nicoletta F. Gullace, University of New Hampshire, USA

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230521193
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
12/11/2008
Edition description:
2009
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

ELIZABETH BUETTNER Senior Lecturer in History, University of York, UK
BECKY E. CONEKIN Senior Research Fellow, the London College of Fashion, UK
DENNIS DWORKIN Lecturer in British and Irish History, the University of Nevada, USA
GEOFF ELEY Karl Pohrt Distinguished University Professor of Contemporary History, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
JAMES EPSTEIN Lecturer in History, Vanderbilt University, USA
LAURA L. FRADER Professor of History, Northeastern University, USA, and Senior Associate in Residence, the Center for European Studies, Harvard University, USA
MARTIN FRANCIS Henry R. Winkler Associate Professor of Modern History, the University of Cincinnati, USA
SUSAN R. GRAYZEL Associate Professor of History, the University of Mississippi, USA
PHILIPPA LEVINE Professor of History, the University of Southern California, USA
ALICE RITSCHERLE Assistant Professor of History, Stony Brook University, USA
HAROLD L. SMITH Professor of History at the University of Houston-Victoria, USA
PENNY SUMMERFIELD Professor of Modern History, the University of Manchester, UK
ANGELA WOOLLACOTT Professor of Modern History, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

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