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Propaganda and the Role of the State in Inter-War Britain

Mariel Grant

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204442
eISBN:
9780191676284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204442.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a study of government publicity activities in Britain between the wars. The book focuses on the development of a public relations bureaux and information services in Whitehall. It shows how ... More


Pubs and Patriots: The Drink Crisis in Britain during World War One

Robert Duncan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the midst of the First World War concern arose as to the virtues of pursuing intoxication at a time of national emergency. As the military front was supposedly let down by drinkers and shirkers at ... More


Introduction: Tapping the Critical Potential of Representations of Eating and Drinking

Ruth Cruickshank

in Leftovers: Eating, Drinking and Re-thinking with Case Studies from Post-war French Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620672
eISBN:
9781789629828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620672.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The introduction establishes the untapped interpretative potential bound up with food and drink and representations of it. An extraordinary nexus of post-war French thought that uses or is legible ... More


Best Laid Plans? Lloyd George and the Drink Question

Robert Duncan

in Pubs and Patriots: The Drink Crisis in Britain during World War One

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter aims to detail the gathering crescendo for some form of action to be taken on the drink issue. As the war progressed, its pressures had increasing repercussions on the home front. The ... More


This Circle of Misery and Violence and Fear

Andrew Glazzard

in The Case of Sherlock Holmes: Secrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474431293
eISBN:
9781474453769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431293.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

‘The Cardboard Box’ is a strange story with an unusual textual history. First published in the Strand Magazine in January 1893, it was the only story of the series left out of the fi rst English ... More


Eating and Drinking with the Dead in South Africa

Radikobo Ntsimane

in Dying to Eat: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Food, Death, and the Afterlife

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174693
eISBN:
9780813174853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174693.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Radikobo Ntsimane’s chapter is an examination of the intersection of food and death among the Tswana and Zulu peoples in South Africa, discussing the function of funerals in feeding the living, and ... More


The consumer bond

Claire Hines

in The playboy and James Bond: 007, Ian Fleming and Playboy magazine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780719082269
eISBN:
9781526135865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082269.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter maintains the focus on the 1960s, framing a discussion about similarities between the lifestyle habits and style of Playboy magazine and James Bond within the essential context of male ... More


The more things change, the more (some) things remain the same

David W. Gutzke

in Women drinking out in Britain since the early twentieth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719052644
eISBN:
9781781707050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052644.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Male subcultures of drinking began slowing changing in the 1980s, with women increasingly not only patronizing pubs and clubs but doing so without male escorts. Geographic differences persisted. ... More


Globalization and Cultural Identity in Eat Drink Man Woman

Whitney Crothers Dilley

in The Cinema of Ang Lee: The Other Side of the Screen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167734
eISBN:
9780231538497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167734.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Eat Drink Man Woman (1994). Eat Drink Man Woman is Lee's work that most reflects the forces of globalization. The film takes as its premise the intergenerational conflict and ... More


A Tale of Temperance and Drink 1870–1914

Robert Duncan

in Pubs and Patriots: The Drink Crisis in Britain during World War One

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the origins of the drink problem in Victorian Britain, discusses the temperance movement and analyses the growing importance of Social Darwinism upon social reform and national ... More


Vodka, Absinthe and Drunkenness on Britain’s Streets in 1914: A Tale of Fear and Exaggeration?

Robert Duncan

in Pubs and Patriots: The Drink Crisis in Britain during World War One

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The first six months of the war laid the basis for the moral panic over Britain’s drinking during wartime. Action taken in France and Russia to prohibit the sale and consumption of absinthe and vodka ... More


Reforming the Working Man

Robert Duncan

in Pubs and Patriots: The Drink Crisis in Britain during World War One

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter demonstrates the CCB’s broader mandate to improve industrial performance and h3ighlights how the ‘drink problem’ was more than just a problem of pubs but involved an assessment of the ... More


The End of the Central Control Board

Robert Duncan

in Pubs and Patriots: The Drink Crisis in Britain during World War One

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The repercussions of war are many and varied. The drink debate during the First World War exemplifies how British society focussed on unpatriotic social habits when the war was not going well. ... More


The Progressive Soul of American Prohibition

Mark Lawrence Schrad

in Smashing the Liquor Machine: A Global History of Prohibition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190841577
eISBN:
9780197523322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841577.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Traditional prohibition histories make a big to-do about evangelical Christianity. But as Chapter 14 explores, the evangelism of the Progressive Era was not about Bible thumping, or otherworldly ... More


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