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Understanding the Victorians politics, culture, and society in nineteenth-century Britain

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  • Date:
    Issued
    2013
    Contents:
    • 'Playing on the piano-forte' : introduction
    • A 'green and pleasant land' of cities and slums : space
    • 'Discussions on the subject of reform' : politics
    • 'By jingo!' : imperialism
    • Unrivalled by any other country on the globe' : the economy
    • 'Bristling with shops' : consumption
    • 'Born into the lower-upper-middle' : class
    • 'A common cause with all the females in this kingdom' : gender
    • 'The head of the dignified part of the constitution' : monarchy
    • 'The court was crowded all day' : law
    • 'Good, murderous melodramas' : arts & entertainment
    • Marriage, free love, and 'unnatural crimes' : sexuality
    • 'Begin and end with the church whatever you do between-whiles' : religion
    • Vestiges and origins : science.
    Éditeur original: London : Routledge, 2012
    Langue(s): English