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Britain and the Formation of the Gulf States: Embers of Empire

Shohei Sato

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099687
eISBN:
9781526109781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099687.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book is about the end of the British Empire in the Middle East. It offers new insights into how the relationship between Britain and the Gulf rulers that was nurtured at the height of the ... More


Who makes new dances? The dance profession and the evolution of style

Allison Abra

in Dancing in the English Style: Consumption, Americanisation and National Identity in Britain, 1918-50

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994334
eISBN:
9781526128218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994334.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter describes the standardisation of the English style of ballroom dance and the professionalisation of the dance community, showing that these processes were inextricably connected. The ... More


At the palais: the dance hall industry and the standardisation of experience

Allison Abra

in Dancing in the English Style: Consumption, Americanisation and National Identity in Britain, 1918-50

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994334
eISBN:
9781526128218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994334.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the evolution of the dance hall industry – one of the major cultural producers that shaped the commercialisation and experience of popular dance in Britain during the interwar ... More


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