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Conclusion

Christina L. Baade

in Victory through Harmony: The BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195372014
eISBN:
9780199918287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372014.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

The book concludes with a consideration of VE-Day and the initial shape of the better postwar future promised by the People's War. Near the end of the war, BBC Listener Research began to recognize ... More


Revolution in Nepal: An Anthropological and Historical Approach to the People's War

Marie Lecomte-Tilouine (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198089384
eISBN:
9780199082483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089384.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This comprehensive study of the People’s War in Nepal is deliberately polycentric. It offers an anthropological and historical approach to the movement, combining micro history and long-term ... More


Introduction

Marie Lecomte-Tilouine

in Revolution in Nepal: An Anthropological and Historical Approach to the People's War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198089384
eISBN:
9780199082483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089384.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Using long-term ethnography and micro history, the antecedents of the People’s War and it broke out in Nepal’s rural areas are examined. Denunciation of Brahmanocracy by ethnic activists in the 1990s ... More


Tears for the Revolution †: Nepali Musical Nationalism, Emotion, and the Maoist Movement

Anna Stirr

in Revolution in Nepal: An Anthropological and Historical Approach to the People's War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198089384
eISBN:
9780199082483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089384.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the roles of emotion in Nepal’s Maoist People’s War through attention to senior Maoist composer Khusiram Pakhrin’s opera ‘Returning from the Battlefield’. This opera was ... More


‘The Waging of War.’ 1939–45

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The first chapter explores the Welsh experience of the Second World War, paying particular attention to how the war interacted with popular ideas of Welshness and Britishness. It argues that the war ... More


Dancing democracy in wartime Britain

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/9781784994334.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the representation and experience of popular dance during the Second World War. It demonstrates that dancing provided a potent means for producers and consumers alike to express ... More


Re-presenting Wrens: Nancy Spain’s Thank You – Nelson (1945), Eileen Bigland’s The Story of the WRNS (1946), Vera Laughton Matthews’s Blue Tapestry (1948) and Edith Pargeter’s She Goes to War (1942)

Chris Hopkins

in British Women's Writing, 1930 to 1960: Between the Waves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621822
eISBN:
9781800341302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621822.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Chris Hopkins focuses on how wartime participation in the Wrens was represented during and immediately after the war by exploring the written forms in which Wrens were characterized and how these ... More


Psychological Blackout

Beryl Pong

in British Literature and Culture in Second World Wartime: For the Duration

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198840923
eISBN:
9780191876530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840923.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 2 examines the fear of ‘civilians with shell shock’ that pervaded the interwar and early wartime years, through the imagery and metaphor of the blackout. It considers the divided ... More


The politics of neighbourliness: social democracy on the home front in Britain during the Second World War

Clare Griffiths

Hans Schattle and Jeremy Nuttall (eds)

in Making social democrats: Citizens, mindsets, realities: Essays for David Marquand

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120304
eISBN:
9781526138804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120304.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Clare Griffiths probes the historical and political implications of the social and psychological concept of ‘neighbourliness’, especially as it played out in that pivotal moment of apparent social ... More


‘The Lure of Pleasure’: Sex and the Married Girl in Marghanita Laski’s To Bed with Grand Music (1946)

Sue Kennedy

in British Women's Writing, 1930 to 1960: Between the Waves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621822
eISBN:
9781800341302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621822.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Sue Kennedy considers how Marghanita Laski’s provocative novel To Bed with Grand Music addresses the fantasy of fulfillable desires through the story of a young, married woman taking advantage of ... More


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