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The Resource The culture of history : English uses of the past, 1800-1953, Billie Melman

The culture of history : English uses of the past, 1800-1953, Billie Melman

Label
The culture of history : English uses of the past, 1800-1953
Title
The culture of history
Title remainder
English uses of the past, 1800-1953
Statement of responsibility
Billie Melman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Billie Melman takes us on a panoramic voyage of the 'culture of history' which developed in England after the French Revolution. She vividly recovers unexplored aspects of popular history, and unpicks notions of the uncosy past, a place of pleasurable horror and sensationalism, which survived into the 1950s. - ;In this original and widely researched book, Billie Melman explores the culture of history during the age of modernity. Her book is about the production of English pasts, the multiplicity of their representations and the myriad ways in which the English looked at history (sometimes in t
Member of
Cataloging source
MT4IT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Melman, Billie
Dewey number
942.0072
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DA1
LC item number
.M45 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Popular culture
  • History in art
  • History in literature
  • History in mass media
  • Great Britain
  • France
  • HISTORY
  • Historiography
  • History in art
  • History in literature
  • History in mass media
  • Popular culture
  • France
  • Great Britain
  • Amusement
  • Beeldcultuur
  • Massamedia
  • Populaire cultuur
  • Verenigd Koninkrijk van Groot-Brittannië en Noord-Ierland
Label
The culture of history : English uses of the past, 1800-1953, Billie Melman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-354) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Abbreviations; Introduction; PART I. THE FRENCH CONNECTION: HISTORY AND CULTURE AFTER THE REVOLUTION; 1. History as a Chamber of Horrors: The French Revolution at Madame Tussaud's; 2. History as a Panorama: Spectacle and the People in Thomas Carlyle, The French Revolution; 3. The Past as an Urban Place: Mid-Victorian Images of Revolution and Governance; PART II. HISTORY AS A DUNGEON: TUDOR REVIVALS AND URBAN CULTURE; 4. Who Owns the Tower of London? The Production and Consumptions of a Historical Monument, 1840-1940
  • 5. Lady Jane: Torture, Gender, and the Reinvention of the TudorsPART III. ELIZABETHAN REVIVALS, CONSUMPTION, AND MASS DEMOCRACY IN THE MODERN CENTURY; 6. Buy Tudor: The Historical Film and History as a Mass Commodity; 7. The Queen's Two Bodies and the King's Body: History, Monarchy, and Stardom, 1933-1953; PART IV. HISTORY AND GLAMOUR: THE FRENCH REVOLUTION AND MODERN LIVING, 1900-1940; 8. The Revolution, Aristocrats, and the People: The Returns of the Scarlet Pimpernel, 1900-1935; PART V. NEW ELIZABETHANS? POST-WAR CULTURE AND FAILED HISTORIES; 9. Gloriana 1953: Failed Evocations of the Past
  • ConclusionBibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
252684884
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 363 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435609266
Lccn
2006009737
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252684884
Label
The culture of history : English uses of the past, 1800-1953, Billie Melman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-354) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Abbreviations; Introduction; PART I. THE FRENCH CONNECTION: HISTORY AND CULTURE AFTER THE REVOLUTION; 1. History as a Chamber of Horrors: The French Revolution at Madame Tussaud's; 2. History as a Panorama: Spectacle and the People in Thomas Carlyle, The French Revolution; 3. The Past as an Urban Place: Mid-Victorian Images of Revolution and Governance; PART II. HISTORY AS A DUNGEON: TUDOR REVIVALS AND URBAN CULTURE; 4. Who Owns the Tower of London? The Production and Consumptions of a Historical Monument, 1840-1940
  • 5. Lady Jane: Torture, Gender, and the Reinvention of the TudorsPART III. ELIZABETHAN REVIVALS, CONSUMPTION, AND MASS DEMOCRACY IN THE MODERN CENTURY; 6. Buy Tudor: The Historical Film and History as a Mass Commodity; 7. The Queen's Two Bodies and the King's Body: History, Monarchy, and Stardom, 1933-1953; PART IV. HISTORY AND GLAMOUR: THE FRENCH REVOLUTION AND MODERN LIVING, 1900-1940; 8. The Revolution, Aristocrats, and the People: The Returns of the Scarlet Pimpernel, 1900-1935; PART V. NEW ELIZABETHANS? POST-WAR CULTURE AND FAILED HISTORIES; 9. Gloriana 1953: Failed Evocations of the Past
  • ConclusionBibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
252684884
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 363 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435609266
Lccn
2006009737
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252684884

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