The making of the middle class : toward a transnational history / A. Ricardo López and Barbara Weinstein, editors.

Durham : Duke University Press, 2012.
xi, 446 p. ; 24 cm.


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Introduction : toward a transnational history of the middle class -- A. Ricardo López with Barbara Weinstein -- Thinking about modernity from the margins : the making of a middle class in colonial India / Sanjay Joshi -- The African middle class in Zimbabwe: historical and contemporary perspectives / Michael O. West -- Between modernity and backwardness : the case of the English middle class / Simon Gunn -- "Aren't we all?" : aspiration, acquisition, and the American middle class / Marina Moskowitz -- The gatekeepers : middle-class campaigns of citizenship in early Cold War Canada / Franca Iacovetta -- The conundrum of the middle-class worker in the twentieth-century United States : the professional managerial workers' (folk) dance around class / Daniel J. Walkowitz -- Becoming middle class : the local history of a global story, colonial Bombay, 1890-1940 / Prashant Kidambi -- Conscripts of democracy : the formation of a professional middle class in Bogotá during the 1950s and early 1960s / A. Ricardo López -- The formation of the revolutionary middle class during the Mexican revolution / Michael A. Ervin -- A middle-class revolution : the APRA party and middle-class identity in Peru, 1931-1956 / Iñigo García-Brice -- Revolutionary promises encounter urban realities for Mexico City's middle class, 1915-1928 / Susanne Eineigel -- Being middle class and being Arab : sectarian dilemmas and middle-class modernity in the Arab Middle East, 1908-1936 / Keith David Watenpaugh -- The city as a field of female civic action : women and middle-class formation in nineteenth-century Germany / Gisela Mettele -- Putting faith in the middle class: the bourgeoisie, Catholicism, and postrevolutionary France / Carol E. Harrison -- Siúticos, huachafos, cursis, arribistas, and gente de medio pelo : social climbers and the representation of class in Chile and Peru, 1860-1930 / David S. Parker -- "Los argentinos descendemos de los barcos?" : the racial articulation of middle-class identity in Argentina, 1920-1960 / Enrique Garguin -- Afterword / Mrinalini Sinha.
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