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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…

Economic Rights

Pub Date : 2007-08-13 | Author : Shareen Hertel | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 052169082X
ISBN 13 : 9780521690829

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..


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 ..


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..


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..


Museum Marketing And Strategy

Pub Date : 2016-08-25 | Author : Neil G. Kotler | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781119363743
ISBN 13 : 1119363748

This newly revised and updated edition of the classic resource on museum marketing and strategy provides a proven framework for examining marketing and strategic goals in relation ..


The Two Canberras

Pub Date : 2011-01-01 | Author : Jenny Stewart | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1740276752
ISBN 13 : 9781740276757

Tackles the core policy dilemmas of our time, from population growth to innovation, from a perspective that is both personal and analytical. The title of the collection reflects th..


Power And Accountability

Pub Date : 1991 | Author : Robert A. G. Monks | Publisher : Robert Monks at Stephanie P

ISBN 10 : 9780887305122
ISBN 13 : 0887305121

Corporations determine far more than any other institution, the air we breathe, the quality of water we drink, even where we live--yet they are not accountable to anyone. Authors R..


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