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Politics and Culture in Victorian Britain

Essays in Memory of Colin Matthew

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsPeter Ghosh (Editor), Lawrence Goldman (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages280
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Open LibraryOL7403947M
ISBN 100199253455
ISBN 109780199253456

Steinbach, Susie L. Understanding the Victorians: Politics, Culture and Society in Nineteenth-Century Britain () excerpt and text search Swisher, Clarice, ed. Victorian England () 20 excerpts from leading primary and secondary sources regarding literary, cultural, technical, political, and social ed by: Edwardian era. Professor Kate Flint explores the way Victorians bought, borrowed and read their books, and considers the impact of the popular literature of the period. In the 19th century, more people were reading more publications than ever before. Dr Matthew Taunton explains how technological, social and.

  The New Politics of Class: The Political Exclusion of the British Working Class is published by Oxford University Press. To order a copy for £30 go to Author: Terry Eagleton.   Buy Understanding the Victorians: Politics, Culture and Society in Nineteenth-Century Britain 2 by Steinbach, Susie L. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4).

Victorian Popular Culture, which can be easily used by both novice readers and scholars, offers a very large slice of American and British history and culture CONTENT Victorian Popular Culture (VPC) is a portal into digitized primary source materials on popular entertainment in North America, Britain, and Europe between and This passage comes from Friends of Religious Equality. Nonconformist Politics in Mid-Victorian England (pp. ), which Professor Larsen has graciously shared with readers of the Victorian Web. [Follow for a review of this book. GPL] [Disponible en español]ontrary to the impression given by historians such as Eugenio Biagini, the political philosophy of these mid-Victorian Dissenters was.


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Understanding the Victorians paints a vivid portrait of the era, combining broad survey with close analysis, and introduces students to the critical debates taking place among historians today. It encompasses all of Great Britain and Ireland over the whole of the Victorian period, giving prominence to social and cultural topics alongside /5(5).

The Victorian era was a time of dramatic change. During this period Britain ruled the largest empire on earth, witnessed the expansion of democracy, and developed universal education and mass print culture.

Both its imperial might and the fact that it had industrialised and urbanised decades before any other nation, allowed it to dominate world politics and culture in many ways for the better. This groundbreaking history of Victorian politics, feminism and parliamentary reform challenges traditional assumptions about the development of British democracy and the struggle for women's rights and demonstrates how political activity has been shaped by changes in the history of : Ben Griffin.

During this period Britain ruled the largest empire on earth, witnessed the expansion of democracy, and developed universal education and mass print culture. Both its imperial might and the fact that it had industrialised and urbanised decades before any other nation, allowed it to dominate world politics and culture in many The Victorian era /5.

The specific occasion for these essays was as a tribute to the memory of the late Colin Matthew, one of the most eminent recent historians of Victorian Britain, who was himself determined to uphold the contemporary relevance of Victorian political tradition, and to explore the interface between 'politics' and.

"A big fresco of the Victorian years, Susie Steinbach's volume depicts the culture, the lifestyles, as well as the social and political interactions that characterised an era when Great Britain was the most powerful nation in the world." - Ricerche di Storia Politica/5(5).

Victorian era, the period between about andcorresponding 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.

(). The Politics of Gender in Victorian Britain: masculinity, political culture and the struggle for women's rightsBEN GRIFFIN. Women's History Review: Vol. 22, No. 5, pp. Author: Matthew McCormack. How and why should we study Victorian Britain. The answer to this question used to be quite straightforward.

It was the Victorian contribution to modern politics which stood out above all else. Today we are not so sure. This book suggest that politics are still central, but must be more broadly construed, as a pervasive part of Victorian culture as a whole.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Politics and Culture in Victorian Britain: Essays in Memory of Colin Matthew (Trade Cloth) at the best online prices at. This groundbreaking history of Victorian politics, feminism and parliamentary reform challenges traditional assumptions about the development of British democracy and the struggle for women's rights and demonstrates how political activity has been shaped by changes in the history of masculinity/5(6).

But the Victorian Era—the year period from that marked the reign of England’s Queen Victoria—also saw a demise of rural life as cities rapidly grew and expanded, long and.

Book Description. Understanding the Victorians paints a vivid portrait of this era of dramatic change, combining broad survey with close analysis and introducing students to the critical debates taking place among historians today. Encompassing all of Great Britain and Ireland over the whole of the Victorian period, it gives prominence to social and cultural topics alongside politics and.

In the last twenty years one of the classical arenas for British historical writing — the politics of Victorian Britain — has ceased to be an obvious or self-evidently important subject. Facing up to this challenge, the historians who have contributed to this volume explore central aspects of that history.

They continue to uphold the centrality of politics to Victorian Britain, but suggest. Understanding the Victorians paints a vivid portrait of this era of dramatic change, combining broad survey with close analysis and introducing students to the critical debates taking place among historians today.

Encompassing all of Great Britain and Ireland over the whole of the Victorian period, it gives prominence to social and cultural topics alongside politics and economics and.

The Politics of Gender in Victorian Britain - by Ben Griffin January Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users. Get this from a library. Politics and culture in Victorian Britain: essays in memory of Colin Matthew.

[Peter Ghosh; Lawrence Goldman; H C G Matthew;] -- "The specific occasion for these essays was as a tribute to the memory of the late Colin Matthew, one of the most eminent recent historians of Victorian Britain, who was himself determined to uphold.

Victorian Britain is often described as an age of dawning democracy and as an exemplar of the modern Liberal state; yet a hereditary monarchy, a hereditary House of Lords, and an established Anglican Church survived as influential aspects of national public life with traditional elites assuming redefinedconstitutional notions of 'mixed government' gradually gave way to the.

Understanding the Victorians paints a vivid portrait of the era, combining broad survey with close analysis, and introduces students to the critical debates taking place among historians today. It encompasses all of Great Britain and Ireland over the whole of the Victorian period, giving prominence to social and cultural topics alongside Cited by: Victorians: Power and Politics Although England in the late s was still ruled by a propertied upper class, there had long been a degree of social mobility.

It was enough, at least, for Britain, unlike its continental neighbours, to ward off revolution. Get this from a library! Understanding the Victorians: politics, culture, and society in nineteenth-century Britain.

[Susie Steinbach] -- "The Victorian era was a time of dramatic change. During this period Britain ruled the largest empire on earth, witnessed the expansion of democracy, and developed universal education and mass print. Buy Politics and Culture in Victorian Britain: Essays in Memory of Colin Matthew by Ghosh, Peter, Goldman, Lawrence (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover. Understanding the Victorians paints a vivid portrait of this era of dramatic change, combining broad survey with close analysis and introducing students to the critical debates taking place among historians today.

Encompassing all of Great Britain and Ireland over the whole of the Victorian period, it gives prominence to social and cultural topics alongside politics and economics and Cited by: