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Published: 18 August 2020

344 Pages | 23 black and white illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198866633

Bookseller Code (01)

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Going to the Palais

A Social And Cultural History of Dancing and Dance Halls in Britain, 1918-1960

James Nott

  • The only history of dance halls in Britain
  • Examines how Britain's dance culture held up against various standardizing processes (commercialization, Americanization, etc.)
  • Broadens our understanding of race and gender relations in twentieth-century Britain
  • Widespread use of oral history to chart dancing and dancehalls as a vital feature of working-class culture
  • Uncovers vital new evidence for the growth of youth culture in Britain