Hooliganism : crime, culture, and power in St. Petersburg, 1900-1914 /

In this pioneering analysis of diffuse underclass anger that simmers in many societies, Joan Neuberger takes us to the streets of St. Petersburg in 1900-1914 to show us how the phenomenon labeled hooliganism came to symbolize all that was wrong with the modern city: increasing hostility between clas...

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Author / Creator: Neuberger, Joan, 1953-
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Language notes:English.
Imprint: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993.
Series:Studies on the history of society and culture ; 19.
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Summary:In this pioneering analysis of diffuse underclass anger that simmers in many societies, Joan Neuberger takes us to the streets of St. Petersburg in 1900-1914 to show us how the phenomenon labeled hooliganism came to symbolize all that was wrong with the modern city: increasing hostility between classes, society's failure to "civilize" the poor, the desperation of the destitute, and the proliferation of violence in public spaces.--Publisher's description
In this pioneering analysis of diffuse underclass anger that simmers in many societies, Joan Neuberger takes us to the streets of St. Petersburg in 1900-1914 to show us how the phenomenon labeled hooliganism came to symbolize all that was wrong with the modern city: increasing hostility between classes, society's failure to "civilize" the poor, the desperation of the destitute, and the proliferation of violence in public spaces.<br> <br> <br> <br> This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1993.<br> <br> In this pioneering analysis of diffuse underclass anger that simmers in many societies, Joan Neuberger takes us to the streets of St. Petersburg in 1900-1914 to show us how the phenomenon labeled hooliganism came to symbolize all that was wrong with the m
Item Description:Based on the author's thesis.
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Physical Description:1 online resource (xiv, 324 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-313) and index.
ISBN:9780520913073
0520913078
0585115451
9780585115450