作者 Abrams, Lynn
書名 History of Everyday Life in Twentieth-Century Scotland
出版項 Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2010
©2010
國際標準書號 9780748630417 (electronic bk.)
9780748624300
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (321 pages)
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系列 A History of Everyday Life in Scotland EUP
A History of Everyday Life in Scotland EUP
附註 Cover -- Copyright -- Contents -- Tables -- Figures -- Series Editors' Foreword -- Introduction Conceiving the Everyday in the Twentieth -- Chapter 1 Charting Everyday Experience -- Chapter 2 From Scullery to Conservatory: Everyday Life in the Scottish Home -- Chapter 3 Changing Intimacy: Seeking and Forming Couple Relationships -- Chapter 4 The Realities and Narratives of Paid Work: The Scottish Workplace -- Chapter 5 Being a Man: Everyday Masculinities -- Chapter 6 Spectacle, Restraint and the Sabbath Wars: The 'Everyday' Scottish Sunday -- Chapter 7 After 'The Religion of My Fathers': The Quest for Composure in the 'Post-Presbyterian' Self -- Chapter 8 Culture in the Everyday: Art and Society -- Chapter 9 Sickness and Health -- Chapter 10 Passing Time: Cultures of Death and Mourning -- Further Reading -- Notes on the Contributors -- Index
Over the twentieth century Scots' lives changed in fast, dramatic and culturally significant ways. By examining their bodies, homes, working lives, rituals, beliefs and consumption, this volume exposes how the very substance of everyday life was composed, tracing both the intimate and the mass changes that the people endured. Using novel perspectives and methods, chapters range across the experiences of work, art and death, the way Scots conceived of themselves and their homes, and the way the 'old Scotland' of oppressive community rules broke down from mid-century as the country reinvented its everyday life and culture. This volume brings together leading cultural historians of twentieth-century Scotland to study the apparently mundane activities of people's lives, traversing the key spaces where daily experience is composed to expose the controversial personal and national politics that ritual and practice can generate. Key features: *Contains an overview of the material changes experienced by Scots in their everyday lives during the course of the century*Focuses on some of the key areas of change in everyday experience, from the way Scots spent their Sundays to the homes in which they lived, from the work they undertook to the culture they consumed and eventually the way they died. *Pays particular attention to identity as well as experience
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鏈接 Print version: Abrams, Lynn History of Everyday Life in Twentieth-Century Scotland Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press,c2010 9780748624300
主題 Scotland -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.;Scotland -- History -- 20th century
Electronic books
Alt Author Brown, Callum G
Fleming, Linda
Jamieson, Lynn
McIvor, Arthur J