The Victorian world / edited by Martin Hewitt.

London ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
xviii, 756 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.


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Introduction: Victorian milestones / Martin Hewitt -- The great arch of empire / Dane Kennedy -- The shrinking Victorian world / Peter J. Hugill -- Patterns of industrialisation / Emma Griffin -- Free trade and its enemies / Anthony Howe -- Imperialism at home / Patrick Brantlinger -- Human traffic / Eric Richards -- Varieties of nationalism / Krishan Kumar -- Geopolitics and the Victorian geopolitical unconscious / Lauren M. E. Goodlad -- Entrepreneurialism or gentlemanly capitalism / Donna Loftus -- Money's worth: morality, class, politics / Timothy Alborn -- Cultures of commodities, cultures of things / Elaine Freedgood -- Urbanising experiences / Richard Dennis -- The culture of 'environmentality' and the exceptionality of the countryside / William Taylor -- Was there a Victorian demographic transition? / Alison Mackinnon -- 'Many little harmless and interesting adventures ...': gender and the Victorian city / Lynda Nead -- Disease and the body / Pamela K. Gilbert -- The Victorian state in its imperial context / Zoë Laidlaw -- Voluntarism and self-help / Alex Tyrrell -- The performance of citizenship / Rohan McWilliam -- Race and citizenship: colonial inclusions and exclusions / Alan Lester -- 'Private law' and the laissez-faire state / Michael Lobban -- Discipline / Barry Godfrey -- Worlds of Victorian religion / Jeffrey Cox -- The creed of science and its critics / Bernard Lightman -- The power of the past: history and modernity in the Victorian world / Billie Melman -- Learning: education, class and culture / Robert Anderson -- The photographic lens: graphs and the changing practices of Victorian economists / Harro Mas -- The antimonies of sage culture / William Whyte -- Periodicalism / Graham Law -- The global common reader / Jonathan Rose -- Victorian theatricality / Katherine Newey -- The empire of art / Alison Inglis -- Aural anxieties and the advent of modernity / John M. Picker -- Leisure: merrie to modern / Peter Bailey -- India in the Victoria age: Victorian India? / Margrit Pernau -- Victorianism at the frontier: the white settler colonies / Margot Finn -- Afro-Victorian worlds / Simon Gikandi -- Learning the rules of the game: informal empire and the Mexian experience at Stonyhurst College, 1805-1920 / Víctor M. Macías-González -- The Victorian period of American history / Daniel W. Howe.
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