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Lower-middle-class nation : the white-collar worker in British popular culture

Title
Lower-middle-class nation : the white-collar worker in British popular culture / Nicola Bishop.
ISBN
9781350064355
1350064351
9781350064362
9781350064379
Publication
London ; New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, 2021.
Physical Description
243 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Summary
"Lower-Middle-Class Nation provides an unparalleled interdisciplinary cultural history of the lower-middle-class worker in British life since 1850. Considering highbrow, lowbrow, and middle-brow forms across literature, film, television and more, Nicola Bishop traces the development of the lower-middle-class from the mid-19th century to the present day, tackling a number of pressing, consistent concerns such as automation, commuting, and the search for a life/work balance. Above all, this book brings together ideas about class, nationhood, and gender, demonstrating that a particularly British lower-middle-class identity is constructed through the spaces and practices of the everyday"-- Provided by publisher.
Other formats
Online version: Bishop, Nicola, Lower-middle-class nation New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2021.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
May 04, 2021
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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