Modern Times: Reflections on a Century of English Modernity

Modern Times: Reflections on a Century of English Modernity


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Modern Times: Reflections on a Century of English Modernity by Mica Nava

Confronting the contemporary poststructuralist debate from the perspective of cultural of cultural historiography, this book presents an historical study of race and ethnicity. Specifically, it provides an account, both theoretical and applied, of the combination of sexual, racial and ethnic underpinning and shaping the experiences of English men and women in various colonies in the nineteenth century. Although accessible for the student, the book will be received seriously by both theorists and historians.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415069335
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/01/1996
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. English subjects of Modernity - Alan O'Shea 2. Modernity's disavowal: women, the city and the department store - Mica Nava 3. Sensation of the abyss: the urban poor and Modernity - John Marriott 4. Night battles: hooligan and citizen - Bill Schwarz 5. Sodomy to Salome:

Camp revisions of Modernism, Modernity and Masquerade - Peter Horne 6. The mysteries and secrets of women's bodies: sexual knowledge in the first half of the twentieth century - Sally Alexander 7. Black Metropolis, White England - Bill Schwarz 8. Re-placing British music - Andrew

Blake 9. What a day for a daydream: cinema, Modernity and the popular imagination in the late twentieth century - Alan O'Shea

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