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Grayzel, Susan R.

Gender, Labour, War and Empire

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Philippa Levine, Susan R. Grayzel

Part I. Labour, Sex and Race: The Problem of Modernity

2. Remaking the British Working Class: Sonya Rose and Feminist History
Dennis Dworkin

3. In Search of Free Labour: Trinidad and the Abolition of the British Slave Trade
James Epstein

4. Race and the Regulation of Prostitution: Comparing Public Health in the U.S. and Greater Britain
Philippa Levine

5. The Colonial Actress: Empire, Modernity and the Exotic in Twentieth-Century London
Angela Woollacott

Part II. Gender, Identity and the Second World War

6. British Feminism in the Second World War
Harold L. Smith

7. “Magazines are essentially about the here and now. And this was wartime”: British Vogue’s Responses to the Second World War
Becky E. Conekin

8. “Fighting for the Idea of Home Life”: Mrs Miniver and Anglo-American Representations of Domestic Morale
Susan R. Grayzel

9. Film and the Popular Memory of the Second World War in Britain 1950–1959
Penny Summerfield

Part III. Gender, Race and the Aftermath of War and Empire

10. Men of the Royal Air Force, the Cultural Memory of the Second World War and the Twilight of the British Empire
Martin Francis

11. Disturbing the People’s Peace: Patriotism and “Respectable” Racism in British Responses to Rhodesian Independence
Alice Ritscherle

12. “Would You Let Your Daughter Marry a Negro?”: Race and Sex in 1950s Britain
Elizabeth Buettner

13. How is the National Past Imagined? National Sentimentality, True Feeling and the “Heritage Film”, 1980–1995
Geoff Eley

14. Afterword to Gender, Labour, War and Empire
Laura L. Frader

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, History of Britain and Ireland, European History, Modern History, Social History, Cultural History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
295 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230582927
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-35612-6

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