Leisure, Citizenship and Working-class Men in Britain, 1850-1945

Leisure, Citizenship and Working-class Men in Britain, 1850-1945

eBook - 2005
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Working-class culture has often been depicted by historians as an atomised 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 centre 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 cl.
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2005
ISBN: 9781847793607
1847793606
9780719060274
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 258 pages)

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