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by Alan J. Kidd,David Nicholls

eBook Gender, Civic Culture and Consumerism: Middle-Class Identity in Britain, 1800-1940 download ISBN: 071905267X
Author: Alan J. Kidd,David Nicholls
Publisher: Manchester Univ Pr (October 1, 1999)
Language: English
Pages: 223
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The detailed cultural aesthetic of the middle classes is explored from the learned societies of the late 18th century .

The detailed cultural aesthetic of the middle classes is explored from the learned societies of the late 18th century to the amateur operatic societies of the 20th-century suburbs. A key focus is the changing and uncertain representation of masculine identities in relation to class. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Alan Kidd, David Nicholls. Manchester University Press, . 0. The essays in this volume deal chiefly with issues of class and gender, which are seen as mutually constitutive of social identity. Recent historical interest in the idea of "modernity" is represented in studies of socio-spatial relations of urban culture and in the emergence of gender-laden conceptions of the modern suburban culture of domesticity and consumerism.

Alan Kidd and David Nicholls, eds. Gender, Civic Culture and Consumerism: Middle-Class Identity in Britain 1800–1940. Alan Kidd and David Nicholls, eds. Manchester: Manchester University Press; dist. by St. Martin’s Press, New York, .

Gender, Civic Culture and Consumerism: Middle-Class Identity in Britain, 1800–1940, Alan Kidd and David Nicholls. Published: 1 April 2001. by Oxford University Press (OUP). University of Warwick.

The study of the middle classes has altered dramatically since Harold Perkin took up the subject in his path-breaking book .

The study of the middle classes has altered dramatically since Harold Perkin took up the subject in his path-breaking book The Origins of Modern English Society, 1780-1880 (1969). While each essay addresses, to varying degrees, the themes of gender, civic culture, and consumerism, the book underscores the fact that there are multiple histories of the middle classes.

Gender, Civic Culture and Consumerism: Middle-Class Identity in Britain, 1800-1940. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press. Alan Kidd; David Nicholls (8 October 1999). Manchester University Press. p. 52. ISBN 978-0-7190-5676-5. Montgomery, James; Daniel Tyerman; George Bennet (1832). Gender, Civic Culture and Consumerism: Middle-Class Identity in Britain, 1800–1940. 54.

and Alan Kidd and David Nicholls (ed., Gender, Civic Culture and Consumerism: Middle Class Identity in Britain 1800–1940 (Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1999). 20. Leonore Davidoff and Catherine Hall, Family Fortunes: Men and Women of the English Middle Class, 1780–1950 (London, Hutchinson, 1987), pp. 28, 3. oogle Scholar.

Gender, Civic Culture and Consumerism : Middle Class Identity in Britain 1800-1940. Geography, economy and occupation recur as factors contributing to differentiation between middling social groups.

Most of the 13 essays are expanded from papers presented at the Aspects of the History of the British Middle Classes since 1750 conference in Manchester at an undisclosed date. They include studies of the civic culture of Liverpool in the early 19th century, symbolism and space in Victorian civic culture, lower-middle-class consumerism and the sales, and operatic amateurs and middle-class musical taste between the wars. Distributed in the US by St. Martin's Press. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)