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Amateur filmMeaning and practice c. 1927–77

Amateur film: Meaning and practice c. 1927–77

Heather Norris Nicholson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719077739
eISBN:
9781781704547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077739.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Amateur film: Meaning and practice 1927–77 traces the development of non-professional interests in making and showing film. It explores how amateur cinematography gained a following among the ... More

British Women of the Eastern FrontWar, Writing and Experience in Serbia and Russia, 1914-20

British Women of the Eastern Front: War, Writing and Experience in Serbia and Russia, 1914-20

Angela K. Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096181
eISBN:
9781526115027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096181.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the experiences and contributions of British women performing various kinds of active service across the Eastern Front in Serbia, Russia and Romania during the First World War. The ... More

French crime fiction and the Second World WarPast crimes, present memories

French crime fiction and the Second World War: Past crimes, present memories

Claire Gorrara

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719082658
eISBN:
9781781704677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082658.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

French crime fiction and the Second World War explores France's preoccupation with memories of the Second World War through an examination of crime fiction, one of popular culture's most enduring ... More

The Great Exhibition, 1851A Sourcebook

The Great Exhibition, 1851: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719099120
eISBN:
9781526128270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099120.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This Sourcebook is the first of its kind to provide a comprehensive selection of carefully edited primary material on the subject of the Great Exhibition of 1851. The book allows teachers and ... More

Horseracing and the British 1919-30

Horseracing and the British 1919-30

Mike Huggins

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065286
eISBN:
9781781701669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065286.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book provides a detailed consideration of the history of racing in British culture and society, and explores the cultural world of racing during the interwar years. The book shows how racing ... More

Infidel feminismSecularism, religion and women's emancipation, England 1830–1914

Infidel feminism: Secularism, religion and women's emancipation, England 1830–1914

Laura Schwartz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085826
eISBN:
9781781704936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085826.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book studies a distinctive brand of women's rights that emerged out of the Victorian Secularist movement, and looks at the lives and work of a number of female activists, whose renunciation of ... More

Inventing the Cave ManFrom Darwin to the Flintstones

Inventing the Cave Man: From Darwin to the Flintstones

Andrew Horrall

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526113849
eISBN:
9781526128225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113849.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Cave men are among the most widely recognised characters in global popular culture. They look like modern humans and inhabit a humorously archaic, but scientifically invalid version of the ... More

Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920sOrigins, Education and Careers

Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920s: Origins, Education and Careers

Laura Kelly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719088353
eISBN:
9781781704622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088353.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is the first comprehensive history of Irish women in medicine in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It focuses on the debates surrounding women's admission to Irish medical ... More

Popular Culture and Working-Class Taste in Britain, 1930-39A Round of Cheap Diversions?

Popular Culture and Working-Class Taste in Britain, 1930-39: A Round of Cheap Diversions?

Robert James

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080258
eISBN:
9781781702444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080258.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book examines the relationship between class and culture in 1930s Britain. Focusing on the reading and cinema-going tastes of the working classes, it combines historical analysis with a close ... More

Priestley's EnglandJ. B. Priestley and English Culture

Priestley's England: J. B. Priestley and English Culture

John Baxendale

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072864
eISBN:
9781781700662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072864.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book provides an academic study of J. B. Priestley—novelist, playwright, screen-writer, journalist and broadcaster, political activist, public intellectual and popular entertainer, one of the ... More

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