Leisure, Citizenship and Working-Class Men in Britain, 1850-1945

Leisure, Citizenship and Working-Class Men in Britain, 1850-1945

by Brad Beaven

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719060274
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 07/22/2005
Series: Studies in Popular Culture Series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Brad Beaven is Principal Lecturer in History at the University of Portsmouth

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
• Introduction
• Rational recreation and the creation of the model citizen, c. 1850--1914
• The era of mass leisure: the pleasure seeking citizen, 1870--1914 * Fearing for the Empire: male youth, work and leisure, 1870--1914 8 Male leisure in the industrial suburb: the rise of ‘suburban neurosis’? 1918--1939
• Male youth, work and leisure 1918--1939: a continuity in life style
• The era of mass communication: working--class male leisure and ‘good’ citizenship between the wars
• Male leisure and citizenship in the Second World War 8 Conclusion
• Bibliography

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