skip to content
The origins of modern English society Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The origins of modern English society

Author: Harold James Perkin
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Series: Studies in social history (Routledge & Kegan Paul)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Summary:
"In this classic text of social history, Harold Perkin explores the emergence of a new form of class society in Victorian England, which differed radically from early modern society. He locates the origins of the modern English class system in the Industrial Revolution, the impact of which went beyond economy and technology, and changed the ways of living and perceptions of the English people in many ways."  Read more...
Rating:

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

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

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

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold James Perkin
ISBN: 0415298903 9780415298902
OCLC Number: 51442537
Description: xx, 465 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: I. The More than Industrial Revolution --
II. The Old Society --
1. A Classless Hierarchy --
2. Property and Patronage --
3. A Dynamic Society --
III. The Social Causes of Industrialism --
1. Society and the Ancillary Causes --
2. Society and the Economic Factors --
3. The Problem of Timing --
IV. The Revolution in Social Organization --
1. The Rise in the Scale of Organization --
2. 'Petty's Law' --
V. The Social Consequences of Industrialism --
1. The Revolution in Living Standards --
2. Industrialism and the Family --
3. Urbanization and Society --
VI. The Birth of Class --
1. Industrialism and Class Conflict --
2. 'The Abdication on the Part of the Governors' --
3. The Midwife of Class --
4. The Delayed Birth --
VII. The Struggle between the Ideals --
1. The Entrepreneurial Ideal --
2. The Working-Class Ideal --
3. The Revival of the Aristocratic Ideal --
4. The Forgotten Middle Class --
VIII. The Triumph of the Entrepreneurial Ideal --
1. The Moral Revolution --
2. The Battle for the Mind --
3. The Battle for the State --
4. The Professionalization of Government --
IX. The Rise of a Viable Class Society --
1. The Role of Religion --
2. The Institutionalization of the Middle Class --
3. The Institutionalization of the Working Class --
X. Entrepreneurial Society: Ideal and Reality --
1. Progress and Poverty --
2. The Emerging Plutocracy --
3. The Decline of the Entrepreneurial Ideal.
Series Title: Studies in social history (Routledge & Kegan Paul)
Responsibility: Harold Perkin.

Abstract:

In this classic text of social history, Harold Perkin explores the emergence of a new form of class society in Victorian England, which differed radically from early modern society.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'It still stands as one of the most encompassing, engaging accounts of the myriad complexities of the world's first Industrial Revolution.' - BBC History Magazine

 
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/51442537> # The origins of modern English society
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "51442537" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1209789#Topic/social_classes_great_britain_history_19th_century> ; # Social classes--Great Britain--History--19th century
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> ; # Great Britain.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919811> ; # Social conditions
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122346> ; # Social classes
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/306.0942/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1209789#Event/1800_1899> ; # 1800-1899
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1209789#Place/great_britain> ; # Great Britain
   schema:bookEdition "2nd ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/59096966> ; # Harold James Perkin
   schema:datePublished "2002" ;
   schema:description "I. The More than Industrial Revolution -- II. The Old Society -- 1. A Classless Hierarchy -- 2. Property and Patronage -- 3. A Dynamic Society -- III. The Social Causes of Industrialism -- 1. Society and the Ancillary Causes -- 2. Society and the Economic Factors -- 3. The Problem of Timing -- IV. The Revolution in Social Organization -- 1. The Rise in the Scale of Organization -- 2. 'Petty's Law' -- V. The Social Consequences of Industrialism -- 1. The Revolution in Living Standards -- 2. Industrialism and the Family -- 3. Urbanization and Society -- VI. The Birth of Class -- 1. Industrialism and Class Conflict -- 2. 'The Abdication on the Part of the Governors' -- 3. The Midwife of Class -- 4. The Delayed Birth -- VII. The Struggle between the Ideals -- 1. The Entrepreneurial Ideal -- 2. The Working-Class Ideal -- 3. The Revival of the Aristocratic Ideal -- 4. The Forgotten Middle Class -- VIII. The Triumph of the Entrepreneurial Ideal -- 1. The Moral Revolution -- 2. The Battle for the Mind -- 3. The Battle for the State -- 4. The Professionalization of Government -- IX. The Rise of a Viable Class Society -- 1. The Role of Religion -- 2. The Institutionalization of the Middle Class -- 3. The Institutionalization of the Working Class -- X. Entrepreneurial Society: Ideal and Reality -- 1. Progress and Poverty -- 2. The Emerging Plutocracy -- 3. The Decline of the Entrepreneurial Ideal."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1209789> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1209789#Series/studies_in_social_history_routledge_&_kegan_paul> ; # Studies in social history (Routledge & Kegan Paul)
   schema:name "The origins of modern English society"@en ;
   schema:productID "51442537" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51442537#PublicationEvent/london_new_york_routledge_2002> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1209789#Agent/routledge> ; # Routledge
   schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51442537#Review/-469335236> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415298902> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA404352> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51442537> ;
    .


Related Entities

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

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

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1209789#Series/studies_in_social_history_routledge_&_kegan_paul> # Studies in social history (Routledge & Kegan Paul)
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51442537> ; # The origins of modern English society
   schema:name "Studies in social history (Routledge & Kegan Paul)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1209789#Topic/social_classes_great_britain_history_19th_century> # Social classes--Great Britain--History--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85123923> ;
   schema:name "Social classes--Great Britain--History--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122346> # Social classes
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social classes"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> # Great Britain.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Great Britain." ;
    .

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

<http://viaf.org/viaf/59096966> # Harold James Perkin
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Perkin" ;
   schema:givenName "Harold James" ;
   schema:name "Harold James Perkin" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415298902>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0415298903" ;
   schema:isbn "9780415298902" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51442537#Review/-469335236>
    a schema:Review ;
   schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51442537> ; # The origins of modern English society
   schema:reviewBody ""In this classic text of social history, Harold Perkin explores the emergence of a new form of class society in Victorian England, which differed radically from early modern society. He locates the origins of the modern English class system in the Industrial Revolution, the impact of which went beyond economy and technology, and changed the ways of living and perceptions of the English people in many ways." "Bringing together subjects such as culture, religion, morals, politics, economics, and mentality, Perkin presents and applies a holistic concept of social history in the tradition of great historians of the past. The Origins of Modern English Society maintains its influence as a comprehensive and integrative survey of a crucial period in the development of English society."--Jacket." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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