skip to content
The de-moralization of society : from Victorian virtues to modern values Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The de-moralization of society : from Victorian virtues to modern values

Author: Gertrude Himmelfarb
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Gertrude Himmelfarb, like so many Americans, is appalled by crime, drug addiction, illiteracy, juvenile delinquency, illegitimacy and welfare dependency. The solution she proposes, in this follow-up to her much-praised On Looking into the Abyss, is as simple as it is radical - and has the further advantage of solid historical substantiation. We must look back on the Victorians with open minds; they must cease to irk  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Himmelfarb, Gertrude.
De-moralization of society.
New York : A.A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1995
(OCoLC)646929253
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gertrude Himmelfarb
ISBN: 0679438173 9780679438175 0255363591 9780255363594
OCLC Number: 30474640
Description: x, 314 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Manners and morals --
Household gods and goddesses --
Feminism, Victorian style --
"The mischievous ambiguity of the word poor" --
"Gain all you can ... give all you can" --
The jew as Victorian --
The new women and the new men.
Other Titles: Demoralization of society
Responsibility: Gertrude Himmelfarb.

Abstract:

Gertrude Himmelfarb, like so many Americans, is appalled by crime, drug addiction, illiteracy, juvenile delinquency, illegitimacy and welfare dependency. The solution she proposes, in this follow-up to her much-praised On Looking into the Abyss, is as simple as it is radical - and has the further advantage of solid historical substantiation. We must look back on the Victorians with open minds; they must cease to irk us. And then, Himmelfarb hopes, we can begin to learn from them.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/30474640> # The de-moralization of society : from Victorian virtues to modern values
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "30474640" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Place/england> ; # England
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Topic/united_states_social_conditions> ; # United States--Social conditions
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Place/usa> ; # USA.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Place/united_states> ; # United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Topic/united_states_moral_conditions> ; # United States--Moral conditions
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111575> ; # Social values--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Topic/england_moral_conditions> ; # England--Moral conditions
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919811> ; # Social conditions
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Topic/social_values_england> ; # Social values--England
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Topic/verval_geschiedenis> ; # Verval (geschiedenis)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1123424> ; # Social values
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Topic/england_social_conditions> ; # England--Social conditions
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Topic/social_values_united_states> ; # Social values--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1026043> ; # Moral conditions
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Topic/gesellschaft> ; # Gesellschaft
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> ; # England.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Place/grossbritannien> ; # Großbritannien.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Topic/wertwandel> ; # Wertwandel
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/303.372/e20/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Event/geschichte_1840_1990> ; # Geschichte 1840-1990.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Topic/sociale_waarden> ; # Sociale waarden
   schema:alternateName "Demoralization of society" ;
   schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/71410706> ; # Gertrude Himmelfarb
   schema:datePublished "1995" ;
   schema:description "Gertrude Himmelfarb, like so many Americans, is appalled by crime, drug addiction, illiteracy, juvenile delinquency, illegitimacy and welfare dependency. The solution she proposes, in this follow-up to her much-praised On Looking into the Abyss, is as simple as it is radical - and has the further advantage of solid historical substantiation. We must look back on the Victorians with open minds; they must cease to irk us. And then, Himmelfarb hopes, we can begin to learn from them."@en ;
   schema:description "Manners and morals -- Household gods and goddesses -- Feminism, Victorian style -- "The mischievous ambiguity of the word poor" -- "Gain all you can ... give all you can" -- The jew as Victorian -- The new women and the new men."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/367934805> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/646929253> ;
   schema:name "The de-moralization of society : from Victorian virtues to modern values"@en ;
   schema:productID "30474640" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/30474640#PublicationEvent/new_york_a_a_knopf_distributed_by_random_house_1995> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Agent/a_a_knopf> ; # A.A. Knopf
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Agent/distributed_by_random_house> ; # Distributed by Random House
   schema:url <http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780679438175.pdf> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780255363594> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780679438175> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/30474640> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Agent/distributed_by_random_house> # Distributed by Random House
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Distributed by Random House" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Event/geschichte_1840_1990> # Geschichte 1840-1990.
    a schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Geschichte 1840-1990." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Place/grossbritannien> # Großbritannien.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Großbritannien." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Topic/england_moral_conditions> # England--Moral conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "England--Moral conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Topic/england_social_conditions> # England--Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "England--Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Topic/social_values_united_states> # Social values--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social values--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Topic/united_states_moral_conditions> # United States--Moral conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "United States--Moral conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Topic/united_states_social_conditions> # United States--Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "United States--Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367934805#Topic/verval_geschiedenis> # Verval (geschiedenis)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Verval (geschiedenis)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111575> # Social values--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social values--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1026043> # Moral conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Moral conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1123424> # Social values
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social values"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> # England.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "England." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919811> # Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/71410706> # Gertrude Himmelfarb
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Himmelfarb" ;
   schema:givenName "Gertrude" ;
   schema:name "Gertrude Himmelfarb" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780255363594>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0255363591" ;
   schema:isbn "9780255363594" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780679438175>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0679438173" ;
   schema:isbn "9780679438175" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/646929253>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "De-moralization of society." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/30474640> ; # The de-moralization of society : from Victorian virtues to modern values
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.