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Moments of modernity

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Paperback/Softcover
Slight warping of edges, slight sunning/colouration around page edges

Part 1 Autobiography and narratives of the modern self: jazz at the Spirella - coming of age in 1950s Coventry, Peter Bailey. Part 2 A modernised economy?: strategies of desire - post-war advertising, and the culture of demand, Frank Mort; "The limits of Fordism - the American productivity gospel in Britain 1945-64", Nick Tiratsoo. Part 3 Languages of politics: towards a "modern" labour market? - state policy and the transformation of employment in Britain, Noel Whiteside; the cultural effects of population change, Pat Thane; Peter Wildeblood and the making of the modern homosexual, Chris Waters; state-sponsored autobiography, Carolyn Steedman; modernisation and the politics of restraint - the Labour Party 1945-64, Martin Francis; the language of post-war Conservatism - conservative politics and modernisation after the Second World War, Harriet Jones. Part 4 Britain in the wider world: remembering Smuts, Bill Schwarz. Part 5 Contested modernity - art, architecture and design: new towns for old - the fate of the English town centre, Peter Mandler; "A new language" or "Totally frivolous"? - contested modernism in the Festival of Britain, Becky Conekin.

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Author(s):
Becky Conekin, Frank Mort, Chris Waters
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15 x 23
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1854891057
ISBN-13:
9781854891051
Number of pages:
290
Publisher:
Rivers Oram
Title:
Moments of Modernity

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Paperback/Softcover
Slight warping of edges, slight sunning/colouration around page edges

Part 1 Autobiography and narratives of the modern self: jazz at the Spirella - coming of age in 1950s Coventry, Peter Bailey. Part 2 A modernised economy?: strategies of desire - post-war advertising, and the culture of demand, Frank Mort; "The limits of Fordism - the American productivity gospel in Britain 1945-64", Nick Tiratsoo. Part 3 Languages of politics: towards a "modern" labour market? - state policy and the transformation of employment in Britain, Noel Whiteside; the cultural effects of population change, Pat Thane; Peter Wildeblood and the making of the modern homosexual, Chris Waters; state-sponsored autobiography, Carolyn Steedman; modernisation and the politics of restraint - the Labour Party 1945-64, Martin Francis; the language of post-war Conservatism - conservative politics and modernisation after the Second World War, Harriet Jones. Part 4 Britain in the wider world: remembering Smuts, Bill Schwarz. Part 5 Contested modernity - art, architecture and design: new towns for old - the fate of the English town centre, Peter Mandler; "A new language" or "Totally frivolous"? - contested modernism in the Festival of Britain, Becky Conekin.

Author(s):
Becky Conekin, Frank Mort, Chris Waters
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15 x 23
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1854891057
ISBN-13:
9781854891051
Number of pages:
290
Publisher:
Rivers Oram
Title:
Moments of Modernity

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