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Several of the other appraisals were prompted by )] TJ ET BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the publication in 2010 of Ross McKibbin?s)] TJ ET BT 249.680 755.957 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Parties and People: England, 1914?1951)] TJ ET BT 449.336 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, the long-awaited )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(complement to 1998?s)] TJ ET BT 145.676 741.701 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Classes and Cultures: England, 1918?1951)] TJ ET BT 355.352 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, a social and cultural history with a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(strong political-history undertow.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 195.008 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(1\))] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 195.008 726.051 m 209.000 726.051 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 209.000 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(There was a roundtable on)] TJ ET BT 342.296 727.445 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Parties and People)] TJ ET BT 434.288 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( inthe journal )] TJ ET BT 504.284 727.445 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Twentieth )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Century British History)] TJ ET BT 147.356 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(,andthe book served as a springboard for Helen McCarthy?s historiographical )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(review on inter-war Britain in the)] TJ ET BT 197.984 698.933 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Historical Journal)] TJ ET BT 286.988 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in 2012.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 329.324 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(2\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 329.324 697.539 m 343.316 697.539 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 343.316 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( McKibbin contributes a preface to Laura )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Beers and Geraint Thomas?s wide-ranging collection of thickly researched and articulately argued essays on )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the period \(in the process he summarizes the contents of the book far better than I can\). The title of the 2009 )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(conference from which the volume hatched, ?Unconventional Wisdoms: New Research in the History of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Inter-War Britain?,both alluded to McKibbin?s 1990 essay on the foundations of Conservative hegemony in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(these years and signalled the arrival of a cohort of new researchers.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 356.576 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(3\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 356.576 626.259 m 370.568 626.259 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 370.568 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( All appear to have been within ten )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(years of their PhDs at the time of the conference; some were still finishing their dissertations.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 587.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The national and international politics of the 1920s and 1930s, the period?s social history, and its explosion )] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of high-modernist and pop-culture innovations have made inter-war Britain a subject of enduring interest for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historians, students, and general readers. 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If you were an imperial historian working through the Colonial Office files on ?your? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 235.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(colony then yes, that sort of metropolitan focus was often axiomatic. But a good deal of the history of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 220.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(empire?sconstituentparts has long been written by historians of and/or in the colonies, rather than ?imperial )] TJ ET BT 34.016 206.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(history? in the PRO-bound tradition to which Matera is alluding. For those colonial historians, the metropole-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 192.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(periphery question often seemed beside the point ? or a ready-made historiographical framework with which )] TJ ET BT 34.016 178.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(they could assert the wider relevance of their subject, not always with great interpretative payoffs. Matera?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 163.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(essay instances a different kind of positioning that is not uncommon in the recent cultural historiography of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 149.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(empire, invoking political and economic claims about the nature of empire \(from Frederick Cooper, for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(instance\) to establish the significance of acultural or intellectual history project quite different from those of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the theoretical or historiographical exemplars. To follow C. L. Innes and Elleke Boehmer in characterizing )] TJ ET BT 34.016 106.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(London as the capital of resistance to empire as well as the capital of the empire \(see pp. 233?4\) is not )] TJ ET BT 34.016 92.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(necessarily to reinstate that ?traditional? metropolitan focus, but it is to conceive of resistance in largely )] TJ ET BT 34.016 78.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(intellectual-history terms.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 52.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Priya Satia?s chapter keeps the economic and political ? and, above all, military ? workings of empire at the )] TJ ET endstream endobj 16 0 obj [14 0 R /Fit] endobj 17 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 18 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 195.0077 726.3655 208.9997 738.2455 ] >> endobj 18 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 19 0 obj [14 0 R /Fit] endobj 20 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 21 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 329.3237 697.8535 343.3157 709.7335 ] >> endobj 21 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 22 0 obj [14 0 R /Fit] endobj 23 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 24 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 356.5757 626.5735 370.5677 638.4535 ] >> endobj 24 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 25 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 28 0 R ] /Contents 26 0 R >> endobj 26 0 obj << /Length 8012 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(forefront. Revisiting her earlier work on air control and espionage in Britain?s imperium in the Middle East, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Satia borrows from Robert Proctor the idea of ?agnotology?, the concerted ?production of ignorance? \(p. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(210\). The inter-war period?s realization of mass democracy in Britain was contemporaneous with ?the rise )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the foreign policy expert?, both as public intellectual and as shadowy deal-maker. Satia surveys the covert )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(or unaccountable operations of ?agent-bureaucrats? such as Gertrude Bell and St John Philby and then )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(examines attempts in the press to get at what government agents were actually doing in the Middle )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(East.Mention of Kim Philby?s father calls to mind the class aspects of theapparatus of secrecy, with its )] TJ ET BT 34.016 696.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(uneasy combination of a ?gentlemanly? code and the legislative controls introduced in 1889 and 1911 as the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 682.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(civil service expanded and had to hire non-gentlemen. 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Gary Love?s contribution deals with one of the critics of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(executive secrecy discussed in Satia?s chapter: the belletristic historian, sometime Conservative MP, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(devotee of the British constitution J. A. R. Marriott. Marriott was worried about the reign of the expert and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the transfer of power from Westminster to Whitehall as the reach and complexity of government grew.Love )] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(surveys Marriott?s many publications and shows how he had the ear of some Tories and Liberals in the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1930s, though it is less clear how much political substance they extracted from his ideas. Where Satia deals )] TJ ET BT 34.016 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(with the walls between citizens and foreign policy, Ellen Boucher investigates the ways non-governmental )] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(organizations opened up a space for engagement with international politics. Boucher?s focus is on the Save )] TJ ET BT 34.016 456.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the Children Fund in the years immediately following the First World War. In these early years the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 442.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(organization?s main concern was children in Germany and Austria. The focus on individual children, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 428.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(not the communities from which they came, made it possible for SCF to ?draw potential donors? attention )] TJ ET BT 34.016 413.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(away from the divisions of the war and towards the realities of the post-war European crisis? \(p. 175\). This )] TJ ET BT 34.016 399.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(is a history of popular ? and practical ? internationalism that complements McCarthy?s work on the League )] TJ ET BT 34.016 385.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of Nations union. It is also an original study of the construction of a public for humanitarian action, of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 371.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ways identification with the figure of the suffering child could mobilize different constituencies.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Save the Children?s founders were the sisters Eglantyne Jebb and Dorothy Buxton, Oxbridge-educated )] TJ ET BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(daughters of a Liberal family. 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Together they sought to introduce co-operative methods developed in India to farming )] TJ ET BT 34.016 230.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in African territories that were subject to ?indirect rule?. As ?a hybrid between ancient community values )] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and modern economics?, co-operatives could augment the welfare provision of indigenous institutions and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 202.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(render the social change wrought by the cash economy more gradual and less disruptive \(p. 257\). Co-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 187.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(operatives would induct indigenous peoples into modern Western economic life ? a classic piece of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 173.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?trusteeship? thinking. The fact that it was thwarted by ?the structural barriers to land and resources for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 159.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Africans? was also in keeping with the idea of trusteeship, which, as Windel shrewdly observes, ?as a theory )] TJ ET BT 34.016 145.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of statecraft seemed to turn every structural problem into a question of education? \(p. 268\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 118.949 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Brave New World)] TJ ET BT 120.008 118.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(thus registers the impact of the imperial and transnational turns in British history. A )] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(related impulse, the identification and interrogation of assumptions about national identity or national )] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(particularity that often pass unnoticed, is less in evidence here. This is despite the editors? stress on nation-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 76.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(building and their declaration \(at the end of the introduction\) that the essays in)] TJ ET BT 413.300 76.181 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Brave New World )] TJ ET BT 502.292 76.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?reassert )] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the centrality and complexity of national identity in defining the history of inter-war Britain? \(p. 38\). At )] TJ ET endstream endobj 27 0 obj [25 0 R /Fit] endobj 28 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 29 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 127.3397 624.3175 141.3317 636.1975 ] >> endobj 29 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 30 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 33 0 R ] /Contents 31 0 R >> endobj 31 0 obj << /Length 7973 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(times \(e.g. p. 16\), ?nation-building? seems practically synonymous with ?social change?. Thinking in terms )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of ?the nation? and ?nation-building? makes more sense when we are talking about the media, political )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(rhetoric \(see, e.g., pp. 9?12\), or the efforts to create a sort of Round Table of British and Dominion )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(universities that Tamson Pietsch examines in this volume, than it does when dealing with other subjects. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Lucy Delap does not have very much use for these categories in her discussion of women preachers, female )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ordination, and expectations of wifely behaviour in the Church of England. Daniel Ussishkin?s chapter on )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(psychology and theories of industrial management is concerned with attempts to produce ?a harmonious )] TJ ET BT 34.016 696.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(mass-democratic polity? \(p. 108\), but he resists the temptation to make this a story ?about? national identity.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Geraint Thomas?s chapter is the one most substantively concerned with nation-building. It brims with ideas )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and fresh material, and it is not an easy chapter to summarize. Thomas is concerned, above all, with the role )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of constituency and regional party organizations in an age when the major parties? central bodies had )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(increasingly sophisticated and pervasive means of communicating with voters and organizing campaigning. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Thomas?s case studies of Birmingham and Ilford show the continuing importance of local party )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(organizations \(and their publications\) in the 1930s, and bring out how ?material? considerations often )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(peculiar to localities affected the fortunes of the parties in national politics. Thomas contends that an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?interest-based rational politics is one of the most under-appreciated results of ?the rise of Labour??. The )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(party ?was often effective at tailoring its campaigns to local needs, rooting its discourse in voters? material )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(interests?. In suburban Ilford, ?the party made a decent fist of posing as the disinterested defender of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(consumers in an economy rife with profiteering?; worries about profiteering \(in food, in rental properties, in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(public transport\) were shared by working- and middle-class voters in the area \(p. 56\). Thomas?s discussion )] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of these questions of local organizing and local governance is complemented by a discussion of ?Political )] TJ ET BT 34.016 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(nation-building from the centre? ? the head offices? rhetorical efforts and forays into social psychology. Like )] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Ussishkin and Windel, Thomas is interested in the disciplines and technologies used to organize society and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 456.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(politics.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Arguably the most significant of those technologies, in a polity where the electorate nearly tripled at the end )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the First World War and then grew again with the enfranchisement of younger women in 1928, was mass )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(communication. )] TJ ET BT 114.680 401.813 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Brave New World )] TJ ET BT 203.672 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(includes contributions by the two leading media historians of inter-war )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Britain, Beers and Adrian Bingham. Beers? chapter is an acutely perceptive study of women and the press )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that moves adeptly between the structural shifts forced by women?s suffrage and the sorts of comportment )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(expected of female MPs. The heart of the chapter is a case study of the Labour MP Ellen Wilkinson?s efforts )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to bend patronizing press interest in her personal life and her hairstyle to political advantage. The ?personal? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(treatment applied to female politicians ?ultimately had a broader reach?, affecting coverage of men as well: )] TJ ET BT 34.016 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?stereotypes and assumptions about women?s relationship to politics \(however superficial, or downright )] TJ ET BT 34.016 302.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(false\) encouraged a greater reliance on personality and appearance in political campaigns and reporting in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 287.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the inter-war period that contributed to a broader restructuring of the relationship between politicians and the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 273.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(democratic nation? \(pp. 147?8\). Beers?s chapter exemplifies, and extends, a tradition in inter-war )] TJ ET BT 34.016 259.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(scholarship of linking political history and cultural history more tightly than is the case in many fields ? a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 244.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(link that is also evident throughout this book in the numerous references \(by Beers, Thomas, Delap, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 230.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Boucher, for instance\) to )] TJ ET BT 156.320 230.741 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Forever England)] TJ ET BT 238.640 230.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, Alison Light?s 1991 book on women?s writing and the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(sensibilities of the inter-war middle class, a work of literary criticism with a matchless historical sensibility.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 34.016 202.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(5\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 34.016 200.835 m 48.008 200.835 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 175.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Bingham?s chapter, like Beers?s, sits at the intersection of political history and media history. Bingham?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 161.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(subject is the revitalization of the )] TJ ET BT 196.664 161.717 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Daily Mirror)] TJ ET BT 259.664 161.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( in the second half of the 1930s. The new regime under Cecil )] TJ ET BT 34.016 147.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(King and H. G. Bartholomew, supported by writers and editors who included Hugh Cudlipp, Basil )] TJ ET BT 34.016 133.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Nicholson, and the future ?star columnist? William Connor \(?Cassandra?\), rebuilt the )] TJ ET BT 447.620 133.205 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Mirror )] TJ ET BT 483.956 133.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(as a new kind )] TJ ET BT 34.016 118.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of working-class paper. The new )] TJ ET BT 194.636 118.949 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Mirror )] TJ ET BT 230.972 118.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reflected the ?democratic instincts of a reform-minded editorial )] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(team? and the ?insights of American commerce? ? Bartholomew commissioned strategic advice from the US )] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(advertising agency J. Walter Thompson, and Connor had been a copywriter for the same agency \(p. 115\). )] TJ ET BT 34.016 76.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Bingham shows how, despite the low number of column inches devoted to political news, the paper )] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(crystallized disaffection with the National Government and began to articulate a populist left alternative. In )] TJ ET endstream endobj 32 0 obj [30 0 R /Fit] endobj 33 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 34 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 34.0157 201.1495 48.0077 213.0295 ] >> endobj 34 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 35 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 37 0 R 39 0 R 41 0 R 43 0 R 45 0 R 47 0 R 49 0 R ] /Contents 36 0 R >> endobj 36 0 obj << /Length 4823 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(making this case, Bingham emphasizes the importance of the paper?s down-the-pub common-sense idiom as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(well as its policy positions. 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Bingham?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(chapter provides a reminder thatthe social ?work? of mass culture is performed through style, tone, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(idiom as well as through more overtly legible ?messages?.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 690.291 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(Notes)] TJ ET BT 48.816 659.674 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 659.669 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Ross McKibbin,)] TJ ET BT 145.688 659.669 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Parties and People: England, 1914?1951)] TJ ET BT 345.344 659.669 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(Oxford, 2010\); McKibbin, )] TJ ET BT 482.660 659.669 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Classes and )] TJ ET BT 64.016 645.413 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Cultures: England, 1918?1951 )] TJ ET BT 216.020 645.413 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(Oxford, 1998\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 291.668 645.413 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(1\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 291.668 644.019 m 345.656 644.019 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 631.162 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 631.157 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Steven Fielding, Susan Pedersen, and Philip Williamson, ?Roundtable? on McKibbin, )] TJ ET BT 480.008 631.157 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Parties and )] TJ ET BT 64.016 616.901 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(People)] TJ ET BT 97.340 616.901 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, )] TJ ET BT 103.340 616.901 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Twentieth Century British History)] TJ ET BT 267.020 616.901 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, 21 \(2010\), 558?67; Helen McCarthy, ?Whose democracy? )] TJ ET BT 64.016 602.645 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Histories of British political culture between the wars?, )] TJ ET BT 332.312 602.645 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Historical Journal)] TJ ET BT 421.316 602.645 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, 55 \(2012\): 221?38.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 518.972 602.645 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to )] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 518.972 601.251 m 558.968 601.251 l S BT 64.016 588.389 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(2\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 64.016 586.995 m 78.008 586.995 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 574.138 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(3.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 574.133 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Ross McKibbin, ?Class and conventional wisdom: the Conservative Party and the ?public? in inter-)] TJ ET BT 64.016 559.877 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(war Britain?, in McKibbin, )] TJ ET BT 197.336 559.877 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Ideologies of Class: Social Relations in Britain, 1880?1950)] TJ ET BT 505.016 559.877 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(Oxford, )] TJ ET BT 64.016 545.621 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1990\), pp. 259?93.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 154.340 545.621 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(3\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 154.340 544.227 m 208.328 544.227 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 531.370 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(4.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 531.365 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Bernard Porter, )] TJ ET BT 140.996 531.365 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Absent-Minded Imperialists: Empire, Society, and Culture in Britain)] TJ ET BT 491.648 531.365 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(Oxford, )] TJ ET BT 64.016 517.109 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2004\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 95.012 517.109 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(4\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 95.012 515.715 m 149.000 515.715 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 502.858 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(5.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 502.853 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Alison Light, )] TJ ET BT 131.024 502.853 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Forever England: Femininity, Literature, and Conservatism between the Wars)] TJ ET BT 508.328 502.853 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(London, )] TJ ET BT 64.016 488.597 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1991\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 95.012 488.597 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to 5\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 95.012 487.203 m 145.004 487.203 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 462.341 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The editors are happy to accept this review and do not wish to respond.)] TJ ET 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 34.391 445.615 526.499 1.500 re S BT 34.016 427.835 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Source URL:)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 104.672 427.835 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1418)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 104.672 426.441 m 328.316 426.441 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 401.464 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Links:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.064 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([1] http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/item/62911)] TJ ET endstream endobj 37 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 38 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 291.6677 644.3335 345.6557 656.2135 ] >> endobj 38 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 16 0 R >> endobj 39 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 40 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 518.9717 601.5655 558.9677 613.4455 ] >> endobj 40 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 19 0 R >> endobj 41 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 42 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 64.0157 587.3095 78.0077 599.1895 ] >> endobj 42 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 19 0 R >> endobj 43 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 44 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 154.3397 544.5415 208.3277 556.4215 ] >> endobj 44 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 22 0 R >> endobj 45 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 46 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 95.0117 516.0295 148.9997 527.9095 ] >> endobj 46 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 27 0 R >> endobj 47 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 48 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 95.0117 487.5175 145.0037 499.3975 ] >> endobj 48 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 32 0 R >> endobj 49 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 50 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 104.6717 426.7555 328.3157 438.6355 ] >> endobj 50 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1418) >> endobj xref 0 51 0000000000 65535 f 0000000008 00000 n 0000000073 00000 n 0000000119 00000 n 0000000349 00000 n 0000000386 00000 n 0000000594 00000 n 0000000676 00000 n 0000002881 00000 n 0000002990 00000 n 0000003100 00000 n 0000003209 00000 n 0000006770 00000 n 0000006898 00000 n 0000006982 00000 n 0000007080 00000 n 0000015744 00000 n 0000015774 00000 n 0000015902 00000 n 0000015938 00000 n 0000015968 00000 n 0000016096 00000 n 0000016132 00000 n 0000016162 00000 n 0000016290 00000 n 0000016326 00000 n 0000016410 00000 n 0000024475 00000 n 0000024505 00000 n 0000024633 00000 n 0000024669 00000 n 0000024753 00000 n 0000032779 00000 n 0000032809 00000 n 0000032935 00000 n 0000032971 00000 n 0000033097 00000 n 0000037973 00000 n 0000038101 00000 n 0000038156 00000 n 0000038284 00000 n 0000038339 00000 n 0000038465 00000 n 0000038520 00000 n 0000038648 00000 n 0000038703 00000 n 0000038830 00000 n 0000038885 00000 n 0000039012 00000 n 0000039067 00000 n 0000039195 00000 n trailer << /Size 51 /Root 1 0 R /Info 5 0 R >> startxref 39291 %%EOF