London Clubland

A Cultural History of Gender and Class in Late Victorian Britain
Author: A. Milne-Smith
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137002085
Category: History
Page: 296
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This work is the first to study the gentlemen's clubs that were an important feature of the Late Victorian landscape, and the first to discover the secret history of clubmen and their world, placing them at centre stage, detailing how clubland dramatically shaped 19th and early 20th-century ideas about gender, power, class, and the city.

Women, Clubs and Associations in Britain


Author: David Doughan,Peter Gordon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113420437X
Category: Education
Page: 176
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Women have been consistently excluded from all manner of clubs and associations over the years, whether as the direct result of an anti-woman policy or indirectly through prohibitive entry requirements, social constraints, or conflict of interests and tastes. Retaliation from women has taken two directions: some women have set up their own exclusive clubs that reflect their own interests and aims, while others have taken on the men and striven to break down resistance to their joining ‘men’s’ clubs on an equal footing. This book traces the development of the current situation, drawing from a wide range of sources, some of which have never been published before. Looking at the different types of clubs and associations that include women and girls from the WI to the Girl Guides, this book is a rich social history full of fascinating observations and stories, and will be absorbing reading for anyone interested in sociology, women’s history or the transformation of Britain’s social life.

Pursuit of Pleasure

Gender, Space and Architecture in Regency London
Author: Jane Rendell
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0567405362
Category: Philosophy
Page: 262
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The Pursuit of Pleasure presents the figures of the rambler and the cyprian, the Eighteenth Century precursors to the Parisian flGneur and prostitute. The urban spaces traced by these figures were the clubs, sporting venues, operas, assembly rooms, streets and arcades of central London.Drawing on critical theory, geography and philosophy, The Pursuit of Pleasure extends and critiques the discipline of architectural history from a feminist perspective. The gendering of public space is considered to be a complex and shifting series of moves and looks between men and women, constructed and represented through spatial and social relations of consumption, display and exchange.Illustrated with contemporary prints and drawings, The Pursuit of Pleasure is an extraordinarily rich analysis of the gendered issues of public space at the birth of the modern metropolis.

The Armed Forces Officer


Author: Department of Defense
Publisher: Ravenio Books
ISBN: N.A
Category: United States
Page: 267
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The original 1950 edition of this leadership classic includes the following chapters: 1. The Meaning of Your Commission 2. Forming Military Ideals 3. Responsibility and Privilege 4. Planning Your Career 5. Rank and Precedence 6. Customs and Courtesies 7. Keeping Your House in Order 8. Getting Along With People 9. Leaders and Leadership 10. Mainsprings of Leadership 11. Human Nature 12. Group Nature 13. Environment 14. The Mission 15. Discipline 16. Morale 17. Esprit 18. Knowing Your Job 19. Knowledge of Your Men 20. Writing and Speaking 21. The Art of Instruction 22. Your Relationships With Your Men 23. Your Men’s Moral and Physical Welfare 24. Keeping Your Men Informed 25. Counseling Your Men 26. Using Reward and Punishment 27. Fitting Men to Jobs 28. Americans in Combat Appendix: Recommended Reading

The National union catalog, pre-1956 imprints

a cumulative author list representing Library of Congress printed cards and titles reported by other American libraries
Author: Library of Congress,American Library Association. Committee on Resources of American Libraries. National Union Catalog Subcommittee
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Catalogs, Union
Page: N.A
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The Quarterly Review


Author: William Gifford,Sir John Taylor Coleridge,John Gibson Lockhart,Whitwell Elwin,William Macpherson,William Smith,Sir John Murray IV,Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle),George Walter Prothero
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: N.A
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Who Was Who

1897-1915
Author: Onte
Publisher: A & C Black
ISBN: 9780713626704
Category: Biography
Page: 582
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'Who Was Who 1897-1915' is the first in a series of volumes composed of entries removed from 'Who's Who' on account of death, each with the date of death added and, where necessary, given a final revision.