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Moments of modernity : reconstructing Britain, 1945-1964

Moments of modernity : reconstructing Britain, 1945-1964 / [edited by] Becky Conekin, Frank Mort, Chris Waters.
1854891057 (pbk.)
London ; New York : Rivers Oram Press ; New York : Distributed in the USA by New York University Press, 1999.
Physical Description
xiv, 290 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Added to Catalog
June 01, 2002
Includes bibliographical references (p. [274]-281) and index.
Introduction / Becky Conekin, Frank Mort and Chris Waters
Jazz at the spirella : coming of age in Coventry in the 1950s / Peter Bailey
State-sponsored autobiography / Carolyn Steedman
The commercial domain : advertising and the cultural management of demand / Frank Mort
Towards a modern labour market? State policy and the transformation of employment / Noel Whiteside
Limits of Americanisation : the United States productivity gospel in Britain / Nick Tiratsoo
Population politics in post-war British culture / Pat Thane
Disorders of the mind, disorders of the body social : Peter Wildeblood and the making of the modern homosexual / Chris Waters
The Labour Party : modernisation and the politics of restraint / Martin Francis
'New conservatism'? The Industrial Charter, modernity and the reconstruction of British conservatism after the war / Harriet Jones
Reveries of race : the closing of the imperial moment / Bill Schwartz
New towns for old : the fate of the town centre / Peter Mandler
'Here is the modern world itself' : the Festival of Britain's representations of the future / Becky Conekin.

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