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The amateur club scene

Nicholson Heather Norris

in Amateur film: Meaning and practice c. 1927–77

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719077739
eISBN:
9781781704547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077739.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 2 examines how Britain’s amateur film movement developed a flourishing network of clubs and supportive organisations that promoted, sustained and diversified non-professional activity. The ... More


The Image of Lost Freedom

Mathew Thomson

in Lost Freedom: The Landscape of the Child and the British Post-War Settlement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677481
eISBN:
9780191757006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677481.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter suggests that photography provides us with a powerful reminder of the presence of children in the streets and spaces of our cities in the middle of the twentieth century. However, it ... More


The 1880s: the rise of rivalry

Henry A. McGhie

in Henry Dresser and Victorian Ornithology: Birds, Books and Business

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784994136
eISBN:
9781526132307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994136.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the 1880s as a time when standards were set in ornithology, in terms of scientific practices of naming and drawing up agreed lists of accepted records of rare birds visiting ... More


Early exploits in ornithological society

Henry A. McGhie

in Henry Dresser and Victorian Ornithology: Birds, Books and Business

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784994136
eISBN:
9781526132307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994136.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores how Henry established himself into natural history society in London. It explores his participation in the fortnightly meetings of the Zoological Society of London and ... More


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