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Politics and culture in Victorian Britain : essays in memory of Colin Matthew

Author: Peter Ghosh; Lawrence Goldman; H C G Matthew
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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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. - ;In the last twenty years one of the classical arenas for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Politics and culture in Victorian Britain.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005027338
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ghosh; Lawrence Goldman; H C G Matthew
ISBN: 9780191514449 0191514446 9780199253456 0199253455
OCLC Number: 252680169
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 267 p.) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: A brief word on "politics" and "culture" / Peter Ghosh and Lawrence Goldman --
Colin Matthew (1941-1999) / Boyd Hilton --
Colin Matthew : a memoir / Ross McKibbin --
Colin Matthew : a bibliography / Peter Ghosh and Lawrence Goldman --
Gladstone and Peel / Peter Ghosh --
Gladstone and a liberal theory of international relations / Martin Ceadel --
The enfranchisement of the urban poor in late-Victorian Britain / John Davis --
The defection of the middle class : the Endowed Schools Act, the Liberal Party and the 1874 election / Lawrence Goldman --
Liberal passions : reason and emotion in late- and post-Victorian liberal thought / Michael Freeden --
The Church of England and women's higher education, c. 1840-1914 / Janet Howarth --
Protestant histories : James Anthony Froude, partisanship, and national identity / Jane Garnett --
Roman candles : Catholic converts among authors in late-Victorian and Edwardian Britain / Philip Waller --
Scenes from professional life : medicine, moral conduct, and interconnectedness in Middlemarch / Margaret Pelling --
Victorian interpretations of Thomas Hobbes / Jose Harris.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Ghosh and Lawrence Goldman.
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How and why should we study Victorian Britain? The answer to this question is quite straightforward. It was the Victorian contribution to modern politics which stood out above all else. This book  Read more...

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