CULTURAL STUDIES

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Nudism in a Cold Climate

The Visual Culture of Naturists in Mid-20th Century Britain

By Annebella Pollen.

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A fascinating glimpse into an experimental British nudist culture that radically challenged and transformed conventional attitudes to bodies and their representations

This richly illustrated volume examines the idiosyncratic phenomenon of social nudism in mid-20th-century Britain, an island nation fabled for its lack of sunshine and its reserved social attitudes.
Structured across three interrelated phases, readers first encounter the movement at its genesis in the 1920s, when nudism was synonymous with vegetarianism, intellectualism and utopianism. That nascent culture proliferated in the postwar era, with a widening landscape of amateur clubs and governing organizations alongside high-circulation publications and censorship-challenging photographers. Finally, Annebella Pollen examines the movement’s redefinition as naturism, its cultural battles and its struggle to survive amid shifts in sexual liberation in the permissive 1960s.
Unadorned bodies were the central campaigning tool of British naturism’s photographic propaganda. They drew attention to the cause and drove publication sales but they also attracted regular public opprobrium. Naturism’s shifting visual culture thus provides a microcosmic view of British moral, legal and aesthetic transformations in a period of rapid social change, revealing evolving perspectives on health and sex, gender and ethnicity, pleasure and power.
Annebella Pollen is Reader in History of Art and Design at the University of Brighton. Her first book, Mass Photography: Collective Histories of Everyday Life, explored 55,000 amateur snapshots taken on one day in 1987. The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift examined the modernist craft and occult spirituality of former scoutmasters in 1920s England.


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Nudism in a Cold Climate

STATUS: Forthcoming | 12/14/2021

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FORTHCOMING AND NEW: CRITICISM AND THEORY

Pirates and Farmers

PIRATES AND FARMERS

By Dave Hickey.

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781905464722
USD $29.95
| CAN $45

Pub Date: 9/1/2013
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Sense & Sensibility

SENSE & SENSIBILITY

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677854
USD $26.00
| CAN $39.95

Pub Date: 3/9/2018
Active | In stock


We Are The Market!

WE ARE THE MARKET!

Edited with introduction by Freek Lomme, Josh Plough.

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677878
USD $25.00
| CAN $34.95

Pub Date: 8/25/2018
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The Modern History of Italian Wine

THE MODERN HISTORY OF ITALIAN WINE

By Walter Filiputti.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857226231
USD $60.00
| CAN $78

Pub Date: 9/13/2016
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Democracy

DEMOCRACY

Edited by Hanspeter Kriesi.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783962
USD $60.00
| CAN $79

Pub Date: 11/25/2013
Active | Out of stock


For Climate's Sake!

FOR CLIMATE'S SAKE!

Edited by Rene Swarzenbach.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782453
USD $65.00
| CAN $87

Pub Date: 10/25/2012
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Our World to Change!

OUR WORLD TO CHANGE!

Edited by Ruedi Baur.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785294
USD $20.00
| CAN $27.95

Pub Date: 2/25/2017
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Jonas Mekas: Scrapbook of the Sixties

JONAS MEKAS: SCRAPBOOK OF THE SIXTIES

Edited by Anne König.

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783959050333
USD $35.00
| CAN $49.95

Pub Date: 2/1/2015
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Speculative Facts

SPECULATIVE FACTS

ONOMATOPEE PROJECTS

ISBN: 9789493148512
USD $25.00
| CAN $34

Pub Date: 11/16/2021
Forthcoming


Some Styles of Masculinity

SOME STYLES OF MASCULINITY

By Gregg Bordowitz. Introduction by Hua Hsu.

TRIPLE CANOPY

ISBN: 9780997852455
USD $19.95
| CAN $26.95 UK £ 15.5

Pub Date: 10/26/2021
Forthcoming


Resource Hungry: Our Cultured Landscape and its Ecological Impact

RESOURCE HUNGRY: OUR CULTURED LANDSCAPE AND ITS ECOLOGICAL IMPACT

Edited with text by Jessica Morgan, Dorothea von Hantelmann.

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783960988991
USD $25.00
| CAN $34

Pub Date: 7/20/2021
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Society in Crisis

SOCIETY IN CRISIS

Edited by Mattias Hessérus, Iain Martin.

BOKFöRLAGET STOLPE

ISBN: 9789189069930
USD $25.00
| CAN $34

Pub Date: 9/28/2021
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