Gender, Labour, War and Empire

Essays on Modern Britain

  • Philippa Levine
  • Susan R. Grayzel

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Philippa Levine, Susan R. Grayzel
      Pages 1-12
  3. Labour, Sex and Race: The Problem of Modernity

  4. Gender, Identity and the Second World War

  5. Gender, Race and the Aftermath of War and Empire

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 269-282

About this book


A lively collection of essays on the cultures of nineteenth and twentieth-century Britain. Topics range from prostitution and slavery to the effect of war on fashion magazine reporting to inter-racial marriage in the postwar years. Particular areas of focus include the Second World War, its legacies and the reactions to postwar decolonization.


Britain empire gender history marriage

Editors and affiliations

  • Philippa Levine
    • 1
  • Susan R. Grayzel
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Southern CaliforniaUSA
  2. 2.Department of HistoryUniversity of MississippiUSA

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