We Europeans? Mass-Observation, 'Race' and British Identity in the Twentieth Century


Kushner, Tony (2004) We Europeans? Mass-Observation, 'Race' and British Identity in the Twentieth Century , Aldershot, UK; Burlington, USA, Ashgate, 292pp. (Studies in European Cultural Transition).

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Contents

Part 1 Contexts: Introduction: mass-observation, difference and the 'anthropology of ourselves'; Mass-observation, 'race' and nation.

Part 2 Praxis - From Fieldwork To Directive: Exploring otherness: mass-observation in 'darkest' Britain; Beyond the opinion poll? The mass-observation directive.

Part 3 Of Ourselves, By Ourselves: The Mass-Observation Diaries: Mass-observation and the genre of diary writing; Racism with the boots off? From Individual prejudice to collective violence in the mass-observation diaries; 'I am all women who are tortured': persecuted Jews at home and abroad and the mass-observation diaries; The intimacy of difference: confronting minorities in everyday life through the mass-observation diaries.

Conclusion and afterword: reclaiming the Volvox.

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 0754602060 (hardback)
Related URLs:
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D901 Europe (General)
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D204 Modern History
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > History
ePrint ID: 12256
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2005
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:03
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/12256

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