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

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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.

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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

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Inspired by the work of Sonya O. Rose, this collection of essays offers a critical examination of how studies of gender, labour, war and empire have transformed the field of modern British history

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9780230521193: Gender, Labour, War and Empire: Essays on Modern Britain (Genders and Sexualities in History)

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ISBN 10: 0230521193 ISBN 13: 9780230521193
Publisher: AIAA, 2009
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