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Themed Article Collection from Cultural and Social History

The Journal of the Social History Society

The 2019 Social History Society Conference takes place June 10-12 and is the largest gathering of social and cultural historians in the UK. There are eight themes of the conference this year. We have compiled a collection of 20 articles from the Society title, Cultural and Social History, that fits with each theme. Please see the themes and articles below, and scroll down to read the full collection. All articles are free-access through December 31, 2019.

Deviance & Inclusion
‘Mothers Have Become Monsters’: Danger, Distress and Deviance in British Evangelical Depictions of Indian Motherhood, 1757–1857
Lacing Up the Gloves: Women, Boxing and Modernity Diversity, Minority & “Others”
Sites of sickness, sites of rights? HIV/AIDS and the limits of human rights in British prisons 
Locality, ethnicity, national and transnational influences on Afro-Caribbean consumer experiences – The case of post-war Northampton

Economies, Cultures & Consumption
Special Needs, Cheerful Habits: Smoking and the Great War in Britain, 1914–18 
Radical Conservatism and International Nationalism: The Peasant Arts Movement and Its Search for the Country Heart of England 
Socio-Economic Profile of Shopkeepers in Embedded Markets: Social and Cultural Perspectives From a Hundred Years of Bengali Literary Works 

Life Cycles, Families & Communities
Great Expectations? Childhood, Family, and Middle-Class Social Mobility in Nineteenth-Century England 
Being a Man, Being a Member: Masculinity and Community in Britain’s Working Men’s Clubs, 1945–1960 
The Boy-Child in Australian Lesbian Feminist Discourse and Community 

Politics, Policy & Citizenship
Educating the Secular Citizen in English Schools, 1897–1938 
Animals, Governance and Ecology: Managing the Menace of Venomous Snakes in Colonial India 
‘Experimental’ secondary modern education in Britain, 1948–1958 

Self, Senses & Emotions
‘These Intimate Little Places’: Cinema-Going and Public Emotion in Bolton, 1930-1954
Love, Selfhood and Authenticity in Post-War Britain
Grease and Sweat: Race and Smell in Eighteenth-Century English Culture 

Social Action, Social Justice & Humanitarianism
From Reformatory to Farm Home: Developments in Twentieth-Century Juvenile Justice 
From Divine Judgement to Colonial Courts: Missionary ‘Justice’ in British India, c. 1840–1914 

Spaces & Places
Movement, Space and Social Mobility in early and mid-Twentieth-Century Britain 
Fashion, Heritance and Family New and Old in the Georgian Country House

Title Author Volume
‘Mothers Have Become Monsters’: Danger, Distress and Deviance in British Evangelical Depictions of Indian Motherhood, 1757–1857 Andrea Major Volume 15/Issue 4
Lacing Up the Gloves: Women, Boxing and Modernity Irene Gammel Volume 9/Issue 3
Sites of sickness, sites of rights? HIV/AIDS and the limits of human rights in British prisons Janet Weston Featured Article
Locality, ethnicity, national and transnational influences on Afro-Caribbean consumer experiences – The case of post-war NorthamptonGeorge WatleyVolume 12/Issue 4
Special Needs, Cheerful Habits: Smoking and the Great War in Britain, 1914–18 Michael ReeveVolume 13/Issue 4
Radical Conservatism and International Nationalism: The Peasant Arts Movement and Its Search for the Country Heart of England Amy Palmer Volume 15/Issue 5
Socio-Economic Profile of Shopkeepers in Embedded Markets: Dev Narayan Sarkar, Kaushik Kundu & Sitanath MazumdarVolume 15/Issue 3
Great Expectations? Childhood, Family, and Middle-Class Social Mobility in Nineteenth-Century England Christina de Bellaigue Volume 16/Issue 1
Being a Man, Being a Member: Masculinity and Community in Britain’s Working Men’s Clubs, 1945–1960 Richard Hall Volume 14/Issue 1
The Boy-Child in Australian Lesbian Feminist Discourse and Community Rebecca Jennings Volume 13/Issue 1
Educating the Secular Citizen in English Schools, 1897–1938Susannah Wright Volume 15/Issue 2
Animals, Governance and Ecology: Managing the Menace of Venomous Snakes in Colonial India Lloyd Price Volume 14/Issue 2
‘Experimental’ secondary modern education in Britain, 1948–1958 Laura Carter Volume 13/Issue 1
‘These Intimate Little Places’: Cinema-Going and Public Emotion in Bolton, 1930-1954 James Jones Featured Article
Love, Selfhood and Authenticity in Post-War Britain Claire LanghamerVolume 9/Issue 2
Grease and Sweat: Race and Smell in Eighteenth-Century English Culture William TullettVolume 13/Issue 3
From Reformatory to Farm Home: Developments in Twentieth-Century Juvenile Justice Clarissa CardenFeatured Articles
From Divine Judgement to Colonial Courts: Missionary ‘Justice’ in British India, c. 1840–1914 Esme Cleall Volume 14/Issue 4
Movement, Space and Social Mobility in early and mid-Twentieth-Century Britain Chris RenwickVolume 16/Issue 1
Fashion, Heritance and Family New and Old in the Georgian Country House Jon Stobart & Mark RotheryVolume 11/Issue 3

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