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John K. Stutterheim

in The Diary of Prisoner 17326: A Boy's Life in a Japanese Labor Camp

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823231508
eISBN:
9780823250745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231508.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

The chapter opens with the author's experience on the morning on which the bombing of Pearl Harbour occurs, the ramifications of which have already reached his family. He finds his school confiscated ... More


The Working Class (I)

Ross McKibbin

in Classes and Cultures: England 1918-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198206729
eISBN:
9780191677298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206729.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines England's working class, dealing with occupation, wages, and work. It examines the structure of employment and unemployment, the changing pattern of working-class earnings over ... More


Bombay's People, 1860-98: Insolvents in the City

Asiya Siddiqi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199472208
eISBN:
9780199091072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472208.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Caught in the web of global economic fluctuations, Bombay experienced a cataclysmic financial crisis in the 1860s. Before the crash the city’s economy was heavily dependent on the trade in cotton. By ... More


Weimar: From Enlightenment to the Present

Michael H Kater

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300170566
eISBN:
9780300210101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170566.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book chronicles the rise and fall of one of Germany's most iconic cities in this history of Weimar. Weimar was a centre of the arts during the Enlightenment and hence the cradle of German ... More


Developing Owner-Occupied Suburbia

Peter Scott

in The Making of the Modern British Home: The Suburban Semi and Family Life between the Wars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677207
eISBN:
9780191756382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677207.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the supply side of the speculative housing sector. The speculative suburban house is first examined, including its architectural roots, internal and external design features, ... More


Marketing Owner Occupation to the Masses

Peter Scott

in The Making of the Modern British Home: The Suburban Semi and Family Life between the Wars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677207
eISBN:
9780191756382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677207.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter demonstrates the importance of producers’ (estate developers’ and building societies’) initiatives in promoting suburban home ownership and in increasing the accessibility of house ... More


Life in Owner-Occupied Suburbia

Peter Scott

in The Making of the Modern British Home: The Suburban Semi and Family Life between the Wars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677207
eISBN:
9780191756382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677207.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the reasons behind migration from inner-urban areas to new suburban owner-occupied housing, together with the impacts of these moves on lifestyles, consumption patterns, and ... More


Indians in Singapore, 1819-1945: Diaspora in the Colonial Port-city

Rajesh Rai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099291
eISBN:
9780199083114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099291.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Indians in Singapore, 1819 to 1945 studies the Indian diaspora in colonial Singapore. Drawing on administrative archives, intelligence reports, observer accounts, newspapers, oral testimonies, and ... More


The ‘other Victorians’: the demimonde and the very poor

Ginger S. Frost

in Living In Sin: Cohabiting As Husband and Wife in Nineteenth-century England

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077364
eISBN:
9781781700723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077364.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the very poor, the ‘criminal’ classes, and the demimonde, with the most emphasis on the first, since the second and third groups have received more historical attention. Most ... More


. Preoccupations: Labor, Land, and Performance in Mourning Dove's Cogewea

Beth H. Piatote

in Domestic Subjects

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300171570
eISBN:
9780300189094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171570.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines Mourning Dove's novel Cogewea, particularly its description of labor, performance, and the construction of indigenous geographies that figure multiple forms of occupation and ... More


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