Pubs and Progressives: Reinventing the Public House in England, 1896-1960
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BeschreibungA story of the transformation of the British pub, this book draws on sources from gender studies, cultural history, literature, architecture, and urban planning, without neglecting the crucial role of ideology, economics, and politics. It appeals to specialists, and also to those interested in the history of a pivotal English social institution.
PortraitDAVID W. GUTZKE is Professor of History at Missouri State University and President of the Alcohol and Temperance Group.
Pressestimmen"Illuminating, interesting, insightful and suitably attentive to issues of gender difference."--"Social History of Medicine""Well-presented and very readable ... Gutzke has produced a super work that uncovers a much under-studied aspect of British social history."--"Urban History""A well-articulated, focused exploration of pubs ... presents many new theories on the English political structure while also adding to the literature on gender, culture, and society during a formative period in English history."--"History Magazine"
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2005
Seitenanzahl: 360 Seiten