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Young Lives on the Left: Sixties Activism and the Liberation of the Self

Celia Hughes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091940
eISBN:
9781781708989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091940.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Young Lives on the Left is a unique social history of the individual lives of men and women who came of age in radical left circles in the 1960s. Based on a rich collection of oral history ... More


Assembling Cultures: Workplace Activism, Labour Militancy and Cultural Change in Britain's Car Factories, 1945-82

Jack Saunders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526133397
eISBN:
9781526146649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526133403
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Car workers’ union activism has long held a strong grip on popular memories of the post-war period. Working in the quintessential industry of modernity their labour militancy has been linked to ... More


Nostalgia and the post-war Labour Party: Prisoners of the past

Richard Jobson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526113306
eISBN:
9781526136039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113306.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the impact that nostalgia has had on the Labour Party’s political development since 1951. In contrast to existing studies that have emphasised the role played by modernity, it ... More


W.G. Sebald

Uwe Schütte

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780746312988
eISBN:
9781789629415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780746312988.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

W. G. Sebald was a literary phenomenon: a German literary scholar working in England, who took up creative writing out of dissatisfaction with German post-war letters. Within only a few years, his ... More


Life history and the Irish migrant experience in post-war England: Myth, memory and emotional adaptation

Barry Hazley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128003
eISBN:
9781526150554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

What role does memory play in migrants’ adaption to the emotional challenges of migration? How are migrant selfhoods remade in relation to changing cultural myths? This book, the first to apply ... More


Questioning the frame

Des O’Rawe

in Regarding the Real: Cinema, documentary, and the visual arts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099663
eISBN:
9781526104137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099663.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter elaborates on the role of various modern visual arts in the documentary filmmaking of Johan van der Keuken – especially, painting and photography. The cross-section of Van der Keuken’s ... More


The slow road to victory: the equal pay campaigns from 1939 to 1954

Helen Glew

in Gender, Rhetoric and Regulation: Women's work in the Civil Service and the London County Council, 1900-55

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719090271
eISBN:
9781526104458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090271.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter delineates the process by which equal pay was achieved in the Civil Service and throughout the LCC, demonstrating the shifts and momentum changes after the Second World War. It therefore ... More


Truths and Delusions: The Cold War in Les Mandarins

William Cloonan

in Frères Ennemis: The French in American Literature, Americans in French Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941329
eISBN:
9781789629101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941329.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This novel chronicles French intellectuals’ initial elation at the end of the Occupation and then their rapid disillusionment at the lack of meaningful change after the war. It also addresses their ... More


A university without walls

Dan Weinbren

in Degrees of Freedom: Prison Education at The Open University

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447353065
eISBN:
9781447353089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353065.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Dan Weinbren provides an authoritative historical account of the development of prisoner education at The Open University. Drawing on internal archives and wider historical contexts, Weinbren ... More


Work is therapy? The function of employment in British psychiatric care after 1959

Vicky Long

in Work, Psychiatry and Society, C. 1750-2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097690
eISBN:
9781526104465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097690.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores how the policy of psychiatric deinstitutionalisation transformed the nature and intended functions of employment for people with mental health problems in post-war Britain. It ... More


‘The Coming Man and Woman’

Sydney Janet Kaplan

in Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641482
eISBN:
9780748671595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641482.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter is concerned with the growing success of both Mansfield and Murry. It shows how Mansfield's critical practice parallels Murry's in their mutual concern about the change in consciousness ... More


Angels of History: Looking Back at Spatial Planning in the Mission photographique de la DATAR

Edward Welch

in France in Flux: Space, Territory and Contemporary Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941787
eISBN:
9781789623239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941787.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between modernisation, space and photography in contemporary France, and the privileged role acquired by photography as a means of portraying a sense of ... More


Looking at youth

Melanie Tebbutt

in Being Boys: Youth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719066139
eISBN:
9781781704097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066139.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 1 focuses on publications by several well-known youth workers who were also ex-combatants, to suggest the complex commemorative dimension to their work in boys' clubs, where ideas of ... More


The Perils of Peace: The Public Health Crisis in Occupied Germany

Jessica Reinisch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199660797
eISBN:
9780191748295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660797.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

When the war was over in 1945, Germany was a country with no government, little functioning infrastructure, millions of refugees and homeless people, and huge foreign armies living largely off the ... More


‘As if nothing ever happened’: massacres, missing corpses, and silence in a Bosnian community

Bergholz Max

in Destruction and human remains: Disposal and concealment in genocide and mass violence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719096020
eISBN:
9781781707876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096020.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Newly available documentation from the State Archive of Bosnia-Herzegovina indicates that the majority of sites where Muslim civilians were massacred during the Second World War remained unmarked as ... More


Introduction

Jessica Reinisch

in The Perils of Peace: The Public Health Crisis in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199660797
eISBN:
9780191748295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660797.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter tells the story of the public health problem in post-war Germany and places it in its historical and historiographical context.


Introduction: ‘Two on a Tandem’? Dearden and Relph: Authorship and British Cinema

Alan Burton and Tim O'sullivan

in The Cinema of Basil Dearden and Michael Relph

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632893
eISBN:
9780748671144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632893.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Following detailed sections on Biography and Career Notes, this introduction provides an overview of the conventional critical assessment of the work of Dearden and Relph. It argues that until ... More


Fantasies of urban futures

James Greenhalgh

in Reconstructing modernity: Space, power and governance in mid-twentieth century British cities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526114143
eISBN:
9781526136060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114143.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter examines the origins of the post-war Plans as a means to interrogate a number of historical stereotypes about Britain after the Second World War. In 1945 Hull and Manchester, in common ... More


Introduction

Jennifer Coates

in Making Icons: Repetition and the Female Image in Japanese Cinema, 1945-1964

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208999
eISBN:
9789888390144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208999.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction describes the historical contexts and theoretical framework of the book, beginning with an outline of the method of research. A brief literature review of affect theory in the ... More


Themes and influences

Laura Cahillane

in Drafting the Irish Free State Constitution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781526100573
eISBN:
9781526115188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100573.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines some of the principles influences behind the 1922 document, in particular the influence of the Gaelic State and various foreign constitutions. The impact of these influences on ... More


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