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Subject: identity

‘She is the civiliser, the purifier of life’: The extent of feminist and imperial ideology in the shaping of representations of women at the 1900 Woman’s Exhibition

  • Author:
  • Emma Louise Fox
  • Subjects:
  • 1900s
  • class
  • culture
  • discrimination
  • exhibitions
  • feminism
  • gender
  • history
  • identity
  • imperialism
  • post-colonialism
  • race
  • racism
  • Woman's Exhibition
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

Reinforcing and Challenging Gender Identities and Stereotypes in Representations of the Indian Mutiny, 1857-1858

  • Author:
  • Nicola Kirby
  • Subjects:
  • colonialism
  • Empire
  • gender
  • identity
  • Indian Mutiny
  • Nineteenth Century
  • race
  • United Kingdom
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

‘Which Side Are You On, Boys?’ An Investigation into Miners’ Masculinity in the 1984-5 Miners’ Strike

  • Author:
  • Molly Day-Coombes
  • Subjects:
  • 1980s
  • emotional response
  • gender
  • history
  • identity
  • masculinity
  • Miners' Strike
  • women
  • Working Classes
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

Red Nail Polish, Artistic Men, and Bernard Cadney’s Flabby Face: The Gender Identities Constructed and Communicated in 1930s Popular Romance Novels

  • Author:
  • Rebecca Norman
  • Subjects:
  • 1930s
  • female expression
  • feminism
  • gender
  • gender identity
  • identity
  • masculinity
  • popular romance novels
  • romance
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

‘Where are the children?’: The forced assimilation of Dakelh and Tsek’ehne First Nations children at the Lejac Indian Residential School and the making of identity

  • Author:
  • Bronia Anna Kasinka Greening
  • Subjects:
  • abuse
  • Canada
  • children
  • cultural assimilation
  • culture
  • ethnicity
  • First Nation communities
  • gender
  • gender identity
  • genocide
  • identity
  • indigenous voice
  • Nineteenth Century
  • oppression
  • oral history
  • Residential Schools
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

An Exploration of Jewish Identity in Post-War Britain through Oral History and Personal Testimony

  • Author:
  • Rachel Susannah Gee
  • Subjects:
  • anti-Semitism
  • British Jews
  • cultural assimilation
  • culture
  • discrimination
  • historical writing
  • history
  • Holocaust
  • identity
  • immigration
  • Israel
  • Jews
  • oral history
  • post-war
  • refugee
  • religion
  • religious ideology
  • Second World War
  • social class
  • social mobility
  • testimonies
  • Twentieth Century
  • United Kingdom
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

To What Extent Did Advertising in the British Post-War Media Influence the Dominant Female Identity Being That of a Housewife?

  • Author:
  • Mollie Birtles
  • Subjects:
  • advertisements
  • advertising
  • consumer behaviour
  • consumerism
  • convenience foods
  • domesticity
  • female expression
  • feminism
  • gender
  • gender presentation
  • housewife
  • identity
  • journalism
  • newspaper
  • post-war
  • sexism
  • social class
  • societal role
  • socio-politics
  • tabloid press
  • television
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

The Role of Symmetrical Viewpoints in the Formation of View-Invariant Face Representations

  • Author:
  • Imogen Pass
  • Subjects:
  • face learning
  • identity
  • psychology
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology

Liminal Spaces: The Parallels between Postcolonial and Queer Theory in South Asian Literature

  • Author:
  • Sophie Anna Crocker
  • Subjects:
  • discrimination
  • English
  • gender
  • identity
  • literature
  • postcolonial theory
  • queer theory
  • South Asia
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) English