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The Building Society PromiseAccess, Risk, and Efficiency 1880-1939

The Building Society Promise: Access, Risk, and Efficiency 1880-1939

Antoninus Samy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198787808
eISBN:
9780191829864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787808.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The permanent building societies of England grew from humble beginnings as a multitude of small and localized institutions in the nineteenth century to become the dominant players in the house ... More

The City of London and Social DemocracyThe Political Economy of Finance in Britain, 1959 - 1979

The City of London and Social Democracy: The Political Economy of Finance in Britain, 1959 - 1979

Aled Davies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198804116
eISBN:
9780191842351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804116.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The City of London and Social Democracy: The Political Economy of Finance in Post-War Britain evaluates the changing relationship between the United Kingdom financial sector (colloquially referred to ... More

Class, Politics, and the Decline of Deference in England, 1968-2000

Class, Politics, and the Decline of Deference in England, 1968-2000

Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198812579
eISBN:
9780191850387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812579.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book examines class identities and politics in late twentieth-century England. Class remained important to ‘ordinary’ people’s identities and their narratives about social change in this period, ... More

Classes and CulturesEngland 1918-1951

Classes and Cultures: England 1918-1951

Ross McKibbin

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198206729
eISBN:
9780191677298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206729.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book investigates the ways in which ‘class culture’ characterised English society, and intruded into every aspect of life, during the period from 1918 to the mid-1950s. It demonstrates the ... More

Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian CityThe Police and the Public

Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian City: The Police and the Public

David Churchill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198797845
eISBN:
9780191839160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797845.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book provides the first detailed study of policing and civilian crime control in nineteenth-century England. It provides a sustained, empirically rich critique of existing accounts, which ... More

Domestic BiographyThe Legacy of Evangelicalism in Four Nineteenth-Century Families

Domestic Biography: The Legacy of Evangelicalism in Four Nineteenth-Century Families

Christopher Tolley

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206514
eISBN:
9780191677182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206514.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book examines the writing of biography in four Victorian families: the Macaulays, Stephens, Thorntons, and Wilberforces. Their fathers had been members of the prominent group of evangelicals and ... More

The End of OutragePost-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland

The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland

Breandán Mac Suibhne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198738619
eISBN:
9780191801884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738619.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

In 1856 Patrick McGlynn, a young schoolmaster in west Donegal, Ireland, turned informer on the Molly Maguires, a secret combination that, from the Great Famine of the late 1840s, had been responsible ... More

Englishness and Empire 1939-1965

Englishness and Empire 1939-1965

Wendy Webster

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226641
eISBN:
9780191718069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226641.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

Did loss of imperial power and the end of empire have any significant impact on British culture and identity after 1945? Within a burgeoning literature on national identity and what it means to be ... More

Family and Business During the Industrial Revolution

Family and Business During the Industrial Revolution

Hannah Barker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198786023
eISBN:
9780191827723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786023.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

Small businesses were at the heart of the economic growth and social transformation that characterized the Industrial Revolution in Britain. In towns across north-west England, shops and workshops ... More

Family Newspapers?Sex, Private Life, and the British Popular Press 1918-1978

Family Newspapers?: Sex, Private Life, and the British Popular Press 1918-1978

Adrian Bingham

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199279586
eISBN:
9780191707308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279586.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides an historical study of the modern popular press's coverage of sex and private life, from the start of the mass newspaper reading boom in 1918 to the triumph of the Sun's sexualized ... More

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