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Visions of empire : patriotism, popular culture and the city, 1870-1939 / Brad Beaven.

Author/Creator:
Beaven, Brad.
Publication:
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : distributed in the United States exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series:
Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
Studies in imperialism
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 234 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Imperialism in popular culture -- Great Britain.
Imperialism -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Patriotism -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Patriotism -- Great Britain -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Contents:
1. Cities in context: civic culture, 'New journalism' and the creation of localised imperial identities, 1870-1939
2. The city and the imperial mission, 1850-1939
3. Civic ceremony and the citizen-soldier during the Boer War, 1889-1902
4. Fragmenting communities: patriotism, empire and the First World War
5. Educating the future citizens of empire: working-class schooling, 1870-1939
6. Transmitting the imperial message: Empire Day and the 1924 Wembley Exhibition
7. Mass entertaiment, popular culture and imperial societies, 1870-1939.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-229) and index.
ISBN:
9780719078569
0719078563
OCLC:
798615449
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