Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only

Title Restaging the past : historical pageants, culture and society in modern Britain / edited by Angela Bartie, Linda Fleming, Mark Freeman, Alexander Hutton and Paul Readman.

Publication Info. London : UCL Press, 2020.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of figures and tables -- List of contributors -- Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Historical Pageants in Yorkshire before the First World War -- 3. A National Church Tells its Story: The English Church Pageant of 1909 -- 4. The Pomp of Obliteration: G.K. Chesterton and the Edwardian Pageant Revival -- 5. Historical Pageants, Citizenship and the Performance of Women's History before Second-Wave Feminism -- 6. Nobility, Duty and Courage: Propaganda and Inspiration in Interwar Women's and Girls' Pageants
7. Historical Pageants, Neo-Romanticism and the City in Interwar Britain -- 8. 'A Chorus of Greek Poignancy': Communism, Class and Pageantry in Interwar South Wales -- 9. The 'Quite Ordinary Man' at the Pageant: History, Community and Local Identity in the 1951 Festival of Britain -- 10. 'The Scots' Pageant': The Arbroath Abbey Pageants 1947-2005 -- 11. After the Show is Over ... Souvenirs and Mementos: The Material Culture of Historical Pageants -- 12. 'The Story of Us'? Kynren and the Uses of the Past -- 13. Afterword -- Index
Summary Restaging the Past is the first edited collection devoted to the study of pageants in Britain, ranging from its Edwardian origins to the present day. The volume highlights pageants as a key aspect of community history during a period of great social and political change.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 15, 2020).
Subject Pageants -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Pageants. (OCoLC)fst01050332
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Bartie, Angela, editor.
Fleming, Linda, editor.
Freeman, Mark, 1974- editor.
Hutton, Alexander, editor.
Readman, Paul, editor.
Other Form: Print version: 1787354067 9781787354067 (OCoLC)1140780191
ISBN 9781787354081 (electronic book)
1787354083 (electronic book)
9781787354050 (electronic book)
1787354059 (electronic book)
Standard No. AU@ 000067629117

Available items only