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From Servants of the Empire to Everyday Heroes: The British Honours System in the Twentieth Century

Tobias Harper

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198841180
eISBN:
9780191876714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841180.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

In the twentieth century the British Crown appointed around a hundred thousand people, military and civilian, in Britain and the British Empire to honours and titles. For outsiders, and sometimes ... More


Fast-Talking Dames

Maria DiBattista

in Fast-Talking Dames

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088151
eISBN:
9780300133882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088151.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores and introduces one of the most impressive and influential creations of the talkies—the momentous yet underappreciated sexual and social revolution that occurred when movies ... More


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