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The people's historian : John Richard Green and the writing of history in Victorian England

Author: Anthony Brundage
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.
Series: Studies in historiography, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reviews the story of "A Short History of the English People" by Green and published in 1874, a work revolving around the "common people", as opposed to kings and statesmen. Brundage argues that this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brundage, Anthony, 1938-
People's historian.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994
(OCoLC)622542459
Named Person: John Richard Green; John Richard Green; John Richard Green; John Richard Green
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Brundage
ISBN: 0313279543 9780313279546
OCLC Number: 27895857
Description: 184 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. An Oxford Boyhood: Outside Looking In --
3. An Ambivalent Undergraduate: The Jesus College Years --
4. The Church, the World, and the Self: A Clergyman's Struggles --
5. Writing for the Saturday Review: Self-Revelation and Historical Apprenticeship --
6. The Short History of the English People --
7. Public Acclaim --
8. Political Beliefs and Involvements --
9. Marriage and Final Works --
10. Aftermath and Legacy.
Series Title: Studies in historiography, no. 2.
Responsibility: Anthony Brundage.

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