Love and Romance in Britain, 1918–1970

  • Alana Harris
  • Timothy Willem Jones

Part of the Genders and Sexualities in History Series book series (GSX)

About this book


The new histories of love and romance offered within this edited collection illustrate the many changes, but also the surprising continuities in understandings of love, romance, affection, intimacy and sex from the First World War until the beginning of the Women's Liberation movement.


Love Romance Emotion Affection Sexuality Sex Gender Identity Twentieth-century British history Marriage Companionate Marriage Mutuality Marriage Guidance Marriage vows Working class culture Middle class culture Masculinity Femininity Homosexuality Autobiography 20. Jahrhundert 20th century Britain First World War women

Editors and affiliations

  • Alana Harris
    • 1
  • Timothy Willem Jones
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Lincoln CollegeUniversity of OxfordUK
  2. 2.La Trobe UniversityAustralia
  3. 3.University of South WalesUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46043-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-32863-2
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