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Victorian Britain

by Michael Jenner

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture, Victorian -- Great Britain,
    • Architecture -- Great Britain -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 157) and index.

      StatementMichael Jenner.
      SeriesCountry series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA967.5.V53 J46 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6883619M
      ISBN 100297825143, 1841880493
      LC Control Number00456274
      OCLC/WorldCa40752569

      In addition to editing Victorian Britain: An Encyclopedia, she has written several scholarly books on Victorian literature and culture, has read hundreds of popular Victorian novels, magazines, schoolbooks, and advice manuals, and has served on the Modern Language Association Division Executive Committee for the Victorian Period.4/5(5). The Victorian age is the name given to the time of Queen Victoria’s reign. It spanned most of the 19th century and was a time of great change in Britain. The Victorian era saw Britain become the world’s first industrial power, producing much of the world’s coal, iron, steel, and textiles.

      Read reviews of all the Victorian Britain books and how to read Victorian Britain in order. Book 1 in the series is Victorian Crime. Victorian era, the period between about and , corresponding roughly to the period of Queen Victoria’s reign (–) and characterized by a class-based society, a growing number of people able to vote, a growing state and economy, and Britain’s status as the most powerful empire in the world.

      Victorian morality is a distillation of the moral views of the middle class in 19th century Britain, the Victorian era.. Victorian values emerged in all classes and reached all facets of Victorian living. The values of the period—which can be classed as religion, morality, Evangelicalism, industrial work ethic, and personal improvement—took root in Victorian morality. Nov 13,  · But the Victorian Era—the year period from that is Britain’s second A first edition of Charles Darwin's 'On The Origin Of The Species' in the Rare Books Room at the.


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The third book in the series, Son of the Circus: A Victorian Story, tells the story of Ted, the mixed-race son of Pablo Fanque (the first recorded black circus owner in Britain) and his introduction to life with the circus. This is a gripping adventure that examines attitudes to race in the Victorian.

"How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain alternates between a dense critical unpicking of the ways in which books, reading and writing feature in Victorian fiction and non-fiction, and a strong cultural history of texts, writing and reading in social contexts.

The long introductory section offers a detailed study of Victorian novelists Cited by: Discover historical sources and articles written by experts that reveal the everyday reality of living in Victorian Britain.

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John Fletcher Clews Harrison (28 February – 8 January ), usually cited as J. Harrison, was a British academic who was Professor of History at the University of Sussex and author of books on history, particularly relating to Victorian Britain. First published inthis encyclopedia serves as an overview and point of entry to the complex interdisciplinary field of Victorian studies.

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