The Pub and the People: A Worktown Study

The Pub and the People A Worktown Study Studies the everyday lives of ordinary people in Britain This title features such chapters as The Pub The Drink Drink Servers Drinking Places Drinkers Drinking Drunk Singers and Pianists and Bookies a

  • Title: The Pub and the People: A Worktown Study
  • Author: Mass Observation
  • ISBN: 9780571280841
  • Page: 217
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Studies the everyday lives of ordinary people in Britain This title features such chapters as The Pub The Drink Drink Servers Drinking Places Drinkers Drinking Drunk Singers and Pianists and Bookies and Prostitutes Sub Group Pub Groups Sports, Games and Gambling Non drinking and, The Last Hour.

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    1. I love pubs and I enjoyed A Level Sociology so this book was full of promise for me from the start. The mass observation project is a wonderful example of early English Sociology. Observers made detailed notes about the behaviour of people in Bolton (and other towns) beginning in 1937. Bolton was given the pseudonym of Worktown. Some really rich material was collected on all aspects of life and has been compiled into themed books. I’ll provide lots of extracts because this book really has some [...]

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