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Published: 30 May 2017

304 Pages | 7 b/w illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781784994334


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Dancing in the English Style

Consumption, Americanisation and National Identity in Britain, 1918-50

Allison Abra

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Popular Culture MUP

This book illuminates the history of popular dance, one of the most influential and widespread leisure practices in early twentieth-century Britain. It focuses in particular on the relationship between dancing and national identity construction, in a period when Britain participated in increasingly global markets of popular cultural production, consumption, and exchange.

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