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Leisure, Citizenship and Working-Class Men in Britain, 1850-1940

Door Brad Beaven

Categorie
Geschiedenis Europa
Boeknummer
#229177
Titel
Leisure, Citizenship and Working-Class Men in Britain, 1850-1940
Auteur
Beaven, Brad
Boektype
Paperback
Uitgeverij
Manchester/New York, Manchester University Press
Jaar van uitgave
2005
ISBN10
0719060281
ISBN13
9780719060281
Taal
Engels
Samenvatting
Working-class culture has often been depicted by historians as an atomized and fragmented entity lacking any significant cultural contestation. Drawing on a wealth of primary and secondary source material, this book powerfully challenges these recent assumptions and places social class center stage once more. Arguing that there was a remarkable continuity in male working-class culture between 1850 and 1945, Beaven contends that despite changing socio-economic contexts, male working-class culture continued to draw on a tradition of active participation and cultural contestation that was both class- and gender-exclusive, and that the issue of male leisure was intimately linked with contemporary debates on mass society and morality.

This lively and readable book uses fascinating accounts f
... (Lees verder)rom those who participated in and observed contemporary popular leisure making it of interest to students and teachers.
Pagina's
258
Conditie
Als nieuw
Prijs
€ 15,00

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