Peter Bailey, “Roller Skates to Ragtime"
Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Peter Bailey, “Roller Skates to Ragtime: Americans and Americanization in Victorian Britain”
Peter Bailey is a historian, writer, and jazz musician. An Emeritus Professor at the University of Manitoba, Bailey is currently based in Bloomington, Indiana. His area of specialty is the social and cultural history of modern Britain, especially the history of the Victorian music hall, jazz, and stage. He is the author of many articles and books including Leisure and Class in Victorian England, Popular Culture and Performance in the Victorian City, Music Hall: The Business of Pleasure.
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