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"Lesser Breeds"

Racial Attitudes in Popular British Culture, 1890-1940

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"Lesser Breeds" by Michael Diamond
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Description

'Lesser Breeds' focuses on racism as manifested in the popular culture of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Britain, exemplified by attitudes to the Chinese, Arabs, Blacks and Jews. This compelling book investigates the manifold expressions of prejudice in the popular arts of the period.

Author Biography

Michael Diamond has been an editor, producer and presenter for the BBC, where he worked on 'The World at One' and the 'BBC World Service'. He has a lifelong interest in the Victorian age. He has recently published 'Victorian Sensation: Or the Spectacular, the Shocking and the Scandalous in Nineteenth-Century Britain' (Anthem Press, 2004).
Release date Australia
August 1st, 2006
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
19+ halftone illustrations
Imprint
Anthem Press
Pages
250
Dimensions
135x216x25
ISBN-13
9781843312161
Product ID
1935675

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