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Voices of GuinnessAn Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Voices of Guinness: An Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Tim Strangleman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645090
eISBN:
9780190937294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645090.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

At the Guinness brewery established at Park Royal in West London in the mid-1930s, workers enjoyed a well-paid job for life, one where they could enjoy free meals in silver-service canteens and ... 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

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

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

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

The Littlehampton LibelsA Miscarriage of Justice and a Mystery about Words in 1920s England

The Littlehampton Libels: A Miscarriage of Justice and a Mystery about Words in 1920s England

Christopher Hilliard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198799658
eISBN:
9780191839849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799658.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book reconsiders the workings of literacy and law in everyday life in early twentieth-century Britain. It does so through an analysis of an extraordinary criminal case from the 1920s—a ... More

History of Oxford University Press: Volume IV1970 to 2004

History of Oxford University Press: Volume IV: 1970 to 2004

Keith Robbins (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199574797
eISBN:
9780191839498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574797.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

Volume Abstract: In 2004 as in 1970 the Oxford University Press occupied a leading position among national and international publishers. Despite this seeming constancy the Press underwent significant ... 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

Seven Lives from Mass ObservationBritain in the Late Twentieth Century

Seven Lives from Mass Observation: Britain in the Late Twentieth Century

James Hinton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198787136
eISBN:
9780191829208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787136.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The book uses autobiographical writing contributed to Mass Observation since 1981 to explore the social and cultural history of late-twentieth-century Britain. Prompted by thrice-yearly open-ended ... More

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

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