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Dressing for Austerity: Aspiration, Leisure and Fashion in Postwar Britain …



A new look for Austerity…

The coldest winter on record, rationing, successive economic crises, bombed out towns and cities; with some justification ‘Austerity Britain’ in the late 1940s is coloured in the popular imagination in tones of drab. Dressing for Austerity shines a light on alternative visions of post-war optimism and aspiration. It traces how, set against the Labour government’s philosophy of ‘Austerity by design’ in a climate of post-war idealism, the desire for affordable…

The Devil S Milk

Pub Date : 2011-02-01 | Author : John Tully | Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781583672617
ISBN 13 : 1583672613

Capital, as Marx once wrote, comes into the world “dripping from head to foot, from every pore, with blood and dirt.” He might well have been describing the long, grim history ..


Egypt On The Brink

Pub Date : 2013-07-31 | Author : Tarek Osman | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300203707
ISBN 13 : 0300203705

DIVIn this immensely readable and thoroughly researched book, Tarek Osman explores what has happened to the biggest Arab nation since President Nasser took control of the country i..


Grandpa S Book

Pub Date : 2001-11-29 | Author : Raymond Fuller | Publisher : iUniverse

ISBN 10 : 1462085865
ISBN 13 : 9781462085866

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The Global Sixties In Sound And Vision

Pub Date : 2014-05-01 | Author : T. Brown | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137375230
ISBN 13 : 113737523X

Despite the explosion of interest in the "global 1968," the arts in this period - both popular and avant-garde forms - have too often been neglected. This interdisciplinary volume ..


Economic Rights

Pub Date : 2007-08-20 | Author : Shareen Hertel | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521870550
ISBN 13 : 9780521870559

This book assesses economic rights: defined as the right to a decent standard of living, the right to work, and the right to basic income support for people who cannot work. It exp..


War

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : Shane Harris | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780544251793
ISBN 13 : 0544251792

An investigation into how the Pentagon, NSA, and other government agencies are uniting with corporations to fight in cyberspace, the next great theater of war...


Coyote V Acme

Pub Date : 2002-02-09 | Author : Ian Frazier | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 9781466828759
ISBN 13 : 1466828757

Twenty-two humorous essays on topics ranging from Joseph Stalin's theories of revolutionary stand-up comedy, to a commencement address given by a Satanist college President, to the..


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