London clubland a cultural history of gender and class in late Victorian Britain / by Amy Milne-Smith

Author(s): Milne-Smith, Amy, 1977-
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Subjects: Men--England--London--Societies and clubs--History--19th century
Men--England--London--Social life and customs--19th century
Men--Sexual behavior--England--London--History--19th century
Men--England--London--Social conditions--19th century
Upper class--England--London--Societies and clubs--History--19th century
Upper class--England--London--Social life and customs--19th century
Upper class--Sexual behavior--England--London--History--19th century
Upper class--England--London--Social conditions--19th century
Clubs--England--London--History--19th century
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Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
LC Classification: H, HS
Physical Description: xi, 296 p. : ill
Additional Authors: ebrary, Inc
Notes: LCCN: 2011031576
ISBN: 9780230120761 (hardback)
ISBN: 9781137002082 (e-book)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary: "In this first academic history of the famed gentlemen's clubs of London, Amy Milne-Smith reveals these institutions at the height of their power and influence at the turn of the twentieth century, paying special attention to how clubmen defined masculinity and status for their generation. Based on extensive research in club archives along with newspapers, journals, diaries and memoirs, Milne-Smith takes us behind the majestic doors of these most exclusive clubs. Readers will find London Clubland not only an engaging account of clubs, but also a story of troubled marriage, contested urban space, shifting boundaries of class, and a robust masculine culture in decline"-- Provided by publisher
OCLC Number: ebr10518197
ISBN/ISSN: 9780230120761
9781137002082