Gender, Labour, War and Empire
Essays on Modern Britain
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Gender, Labour, War and Empire by Professor Philippa Levine
Book DescriptionA 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230521193
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 11-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Professor Philippa Levine
ELIZABETH BUETTNER Senior Lecturer in History, University of York, UK BECKY E. CONEKIN Senior Research Fellow, the London College of Fashion, UK DENNIS DWORKIN Lecturer in British and Irish History, the University of Nevada, USA GEOFF ELEY Karl Pohrt Distinguished University Professor of Contemporary History, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA JAMES EPSTEIN Lecturer in History, Vanderbilt University, USA LAURA L. FRADER Professor of History, Northeastern University, USA, and Senior Associate in Residence, the Center for European Studies, Harvard University, USA MARTIN FRANCIS Henry R. Winkler Associate Professor of Modern History, the University of Cincinnati, USA SUSAN R. GRAYZEL Associate Professor of History, the University of Mississippi, USA PHILIPPA LEVINE Professor of History, the University of Southern California, USA ALICE RITSCHERLE Assistant Professor of History, Stony Brook University, USA HAROLD L. SMITH Professor of History at the University of Houston-Victoria, USA PENNY SUMMERFIELD Professor of Modern History, the University of Manchester, UK ANGELA WOOLLACOTT Professor of Modern History, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
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