Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 August 2013

320 Pages | 20 integrated black & white halftones

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780199594436

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The English in Love

The Intimate Story of an Emotional Revolution

Claire Langhamer

  • The story of love and marriage in twentieth century Britain - from pragmatism to romantic ideal
  • How the emotional landscape changed dramatically between the First World War and the break-up of the Beatles
  • The 'golden age' of marriage, told through the words and stories of ordinary people
  • Shows how the romantic ideal of twentieth century love carried within it the seeds of its own destruction