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  • Students: A Gendered Historyby Carol Dyhouse

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95

    This compelling and stimulating book explores the gendered social history of students in modern Britain. From the privileged youth of Brideshead Revisited , to the scruffs at 'Scumbag University' in The Young Ones , representations of the university undergraduate have been decidedly male. But since the 1970s the proportion of women students in... more...

  • Glamourby Carol Dyhouse

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 19.95

    This book explores the changing meanings of glamour, its relationship to femininity and fashion, and its place in twentieth century social history. It also examines with wit and insight the history and meaning of costume, cosmetics, perfume and fur. more...

  • Girls Growing Up in Late Victorian and Edwardian Englandby Carol Dyhouse

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Girls learn about "femininity" from childhood onwards, first through their relationships in the family, and later from their teachers and peers. Using sources which vary from diaries to Inspector?s reports, this book studies the socialization of middle- and working-class girls in late Victorian and early-Edwardian England. It traces the ways in which... more...

  • Girl Troubleby Carol Dyhouse

    Zed Books 2014; US$ 14.95

    From flappers and beat girls to dolly birds and ladettes, this is the story of the 20th Century's 'bad girls' and the controversy that has accompanied their growing freedom. more...

  • No Distinction Of Sex?by Carol Dyhouse

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    In 1939 women represented nearly one quarter of the student population in British universities. Though tantamount to a "social revolution" in the eyes of many contemporaries, the process has recieved scant attention from historians. Whilst prejudice and hostility towards women lingered on in Oxford and Cambridge, it has often been assumed that the... more...

  • Heartthrobsby Carol Dyhouse

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 18.95

    The story of female desire and fantasy, told through the cultural history of the heartthrob, from Byron to boy-bands. Feminists have commonly represented women as objects of the 'male gaze': this book looks at men through the eyes of women. more...

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