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People, Places and Identities – Themes in British Social and Cultural History, 1700s-1980s - Manchester Scholarship Online
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People, Places and Identities: Themes in British Social and Cultural History, 1700s-1980s

Alan Kidd and Melanie Tebbutt


This book of essays on British social and cultural history since the eighteenth century draws attention to relatively neglected topics including personal and collective identities, the meanings of place, especially locality, and the significance of cultures of association. The essays capture in various ways the cultural meanings of political and civic life, from their expression in eighteenth-century administrative practices, to the evolving knowledge cultures of county historical societies, the imaginative and material construction of place reputations and struggles to establish medical provi ... More

Keywords: Identities, Place, Locality, Association, Civil Society

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780719090356
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719090356.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alan Kidd, editor
Manchester Metropolitan University

Melanie Tebbutt, editor
Manchester Metropolitan University

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