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1926 and All that …<sup>1</sup>: Britishness and the Volunteers

Rachelle Hope Saltzman

in A Lark for the Sake of Their Country

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780719079771
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781704080 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719079771.003.0009
1926 and All that …1: Britishness and the Volunteers

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‘1926 and all that … : Britishness and the volunteers’ summarizes the conclusions of this work and draws connections among the various ways that histories and national identities are made and remade as well as how key cultural symbols are repurposed in successive modern contexts. Ultimately, however, this chapter emphasizes the continued value of noticing and appreciating the powerful and resilient nature of folk culture, wherever it resides.

Keywords: 1926; Britishness; National identities; Histories; Key cultural symbols; Folk culture

Chapter.  5660 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Social and Cultural History

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