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A “Real Boy” and not a Sissy: Gender, Childhood, and Masculinity, 1890–1940

Julia Grant.

in Journal of Social History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 0 words.

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A “Real Man's Ring”: Gender and the Invention of Tradition

Vicki Howard.

in Journal of Social History

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

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A “Southern, Brown, Burnt Sensibility”

Paige A. McGinley.

in Creating and Consuming the American South

July 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 8090 words.

This chapter discusses the 1934 black-cast opera Four Saints in Three Acts, composed by Virgil Thomson with a libretto by Gertrude Stein. Employing Stein’s landscape dramaturgy as an...

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A ‘Hard-Boiled Order’: The Reeducation of Disabled WWI Veterans in New York City

Scott Gelber.

in Journal of Social History

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

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A ‘lunatick revolter from loyalty’: the Death of Rowland Wilson and the English Revolution

Ann Hughes.

in History Workshop Journal

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Gender and Sexuality; Public History; Labour History; Oral History; Social and Cultural History. 6089 words.

In this essay I discuss the struggle to define the meaning of the death of a prominent London parliamentarian, Rowland Wilson, in order to argue that a full understanding of the English...

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A ‘second Singapore’? The connected histories of Darwin and Singapore, 1860s–1930s

Claire Lowrie.

in Masters and servants

May 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 12865 words.

This chapter explores the connected histories of Singapore and Darwin from the 1860s and the 1930s. The chapter begins by acknowledging the marked differences between Darwin and Singapore....

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“A Blessing upon Our Labors”: Women's Benevolent Societies and Poor Relief

Elizabeth Hayes Turner.

in Women, Culture, and Community

December 1997; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 14677 words.

This chapter discusses the women who joined benevolent societies and how they acted and moved among the suffering and the destitute. The women never lost their patronizing air, nor did they...

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“A Breath from Home”: Soldier Entertainment and the Nationalist Politics of Pop Culture during World War II

Sam Lebovic.

in Journal of Social History

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 18207 words.

During World War II, USO Camp Shows provided entertainment to American soldiers to boost morale and depict the home for which the troops were fighting. This article uses this under-explored...

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‘A Burden on the County’: Madness, Institutions of Confinement and the Irish Patient in Victorian Lancashire

Catherine Cox and Hilary Marland.

in Social History of Medicine

May 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 14291 words.

This article explores the responses of the Poor Law authorities, asylum superintendents and Lunacy Commissioners to the huge influx of Irish patients into the Lancashire public asylum...

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‘A Car or a Wife?’ The Northern European Marriage System and the Sexual Revolution

Hera Cook.

in The Long Sexual Revolution

July 2005; p ublished online January 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 7442 words.

This chapter re-analyses existing statistical sources to explain the underlying transformation and disruption of existing ways of living that occurred as a result of the astonishing...

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