Men at Work: The Working Man in British Culture, 1939-1945

Men at Work: The Working Man in British Culture, 1939-1945

by Linsey Robb (Editor)

Hardcover(1st ed. 2015)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137527462
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 03/08/2016
Series: Genders and Sexualities in History
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 165
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Linsey Robb is a cultural and social historian based at the University of Strathclyde, UK. She has predominantly published on the representations, experiences and memories of civilian men during the Second World War.

Table of Contents

1. Finding the Lost Working Man
2. Digging for Victory: Farming in Wartime Culture
3. The Attack Begins in the Factory: The Male Industrial Worker in Wartime Culture
4. Heroes on the Home Front: Firefighting in Wartime Culture
5. For Those in Peril on the Sea: the Merchant Navy in Wartime Culture
6. All In It Together?: Reflections on the Masculine Hierarchy

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