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Novels for ‘thinking people’: Fiction and the inter-war broad left

Steven Fielding

in The art of the possible: Politics and governance in modern British history, 18851997: Essays in memory of Duncan Tanner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090714
eISBN:
9781781708798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090714.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This essay examines how the inter-war left was depicted in contemporary novels. Some used Labour politics as their backdrop or even central subject. In such works written in the early 1920s, the ... More


Prohibition and ‘Sharab’ as Political Protest in Karachi

Nadeem F. Paracha

in Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi: Publics and Counterpublics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190656546
eISBN:
9780190848460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656546.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter by Nadeem Farooq Paracha brings oral history and memoir to the fore. Paracha interweaves national, social and personal histories in an extraordinary analysis of how alcohol, its sale and ... More


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