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Contents ACKNOWLEDGMENTS PREFACE Part 1: Contexts Chapter 1 Introduction: Mass-Observation, Difference and the 'Anthropology of Ourselves' Chapter 2 Mass-Observation, 'Race' and Nation Part 2: Praxis - From Fieldwork to Directive Chapter 3 Exploring Otherness: Mass-Observation in 'Darkest' Britain Chapter 4 Beyond the Opinion Poll? The Mass-Observation Directive Part 3: Of Ourselves, By Ourselves: The Mass-Observation Diaries Chapter 5 Mass-Observation and the Genre of Diary Writing Chapter 6 Racism with the boots off? From Individual Prejudice to Collective Violence in the Mass-Observation Diaries Chapter 7 'I am All Women who are Tortured': Persecuted Jews at Home and Abroad and the Mass-Observation Diaries Chapter 8 The Intimacy of Difference: Confronting Minorities in Everyday Life through the Mass-Observation Diaries Conclusion and Afterword: Reclaiming the Volvox Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: National characteristics, British History 20th century, Group identity Great Britain History 20th century, Great Britain Race relations History 20th century, Public opinion Great Britain History 20th century, Social surveys Great Britain History 20th century, Great Britain Relations Europe, Europe Relations Great Britain, Mass-Observation