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Leisure, Citizenship and Working-Class Men in Britain, 1850–1945

Since the 1960s, popular leisure has been studied by successive generations of British social historians. Questions of class, of culture and of identity have been central to the development of this literature. Celebrations of distinctively plebeian customs have contended with pessimistic analyses of mass culture as a form of social control. Over the last twoContinue reading “Leisure, Citizenship and Working-Class Men in Britain, 1850–1945”