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Title Communities and families / edited by John Golby
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press in association with the Open University, 1994


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  306.850941 Fin/Fft  3  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series Studying family and community history ; v. 3
Studying family and community history, 19th and 20th centuries ; v. 3
Studying family and community history ; v. 3
Studying family and community history, 19th and 20th centuries ; v. 3
Contents Machine derived contents note: Lists of figures and tables -- Contributors -- Preface -- Introduction John Golby -- Part I. Work and Occupations: 1. Ideas and debates on work John Golby -- 2. Work case studies: individual examples Monica Shelley, John Golby, Clive Emsley -- 3. Work case studies: some occupations and roles Michael Drake, John Golby, Ruth Finnegan -- 4. Work and community: changing occupational profiles Ian Donnachie -- Part II. Class, Mobility and Local Politics: 5. Social mobility Bernard Waites, Michael Drake, Ruth Finnegan -- 6. Parliamentary elections and community history Michael Drake -- 7. Local elections in the 1920s and 1930s: Northampton David Murray -- Part III. Religion, Culture and Leisure: 8. Family, community and religion Kate Tiller, Terry Thomas, Brenda Collins -- 9. Cultural life John Golby -- Part IV. Reflecting on the Issues: 10. Conclusion John Golby, Ruth Finnegan -- Exercises: answers and comments -- Acknowledgements -- Index
Summary This is the third volume in a new initiative in the study of local history, designed to equip students and amateur enthusiasts with a mastery of the basic techniques and concepts required to pursue the subject in depth. It opens with a series of case studies of various occupations
Analysis Communities Social life History
Great Britain
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Communities.
Community life.
Elections -- Great Britain -- History.
Families -- Great Britain -- History.
Families -- Great Britain.
Family demography -- Great Britain.
Leisure -- Great Britain -- History.
Occupations -- Great Britain -- History.
Great Britain -- Genealogy.
Great Britain -- Social conditions.
Author Golby, J. M. (John M.)
Open University.
LC no. 94219044
ISBN 0521460034
0521465796 (paperback)