A companion to nineteenth-century Britain [electronic resource] / edited by Chris Williams.

Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
Hoboken : Wiley, 2008.
Description
1 online resource (xvii, 606 pages) : illustrations,

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Series
Blackwell companions to British history [More in this series]
Summary note
A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Britain presents 33 essays by expert scholars on all the major aspects of the political, social, economic and cultural history of Britain during the late Georgian and Victorian eras. Truly British, rather than English, in scope. Pays attention to the experiences of women as well as of men. Illustrated with maps and charts. Includes guides to further reading.
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Contents
  • 11. Political ThoughtPart III Economy and Society; 12. Agriculture and Rural Society; 13. Industry and Transport; 14. Urbanization; 15. The Family; 16. Migration and Settlement; 17. Standard of Living, Quality of Life; 18. Class and the Classes; 19. Economic Thought; Part IV Society and Culture; 20. Religion; 21. Literacy, Learning and Education; 22. The Press and the Printed Word; 23. Crime, Policing and Punishment; 24. Popular Leisure and Sport; 25. Health and Medicine; 26. Sexuality; 27. The Arts; 28. The Sciences; Part V The United Kingdom; 29. Politics in Ireland
  • 30. Economy and Society in Ireland31. Scotland; 32. Wales; 33. British Identities; Bibliography of Secondary Sources; Index
OCLC
437147396
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