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Making a social body : British cultural formation, 1830-1864

Making a social body : British cultural formation, 1830-1864

Author: Mary Poovey
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Drawing on both literature and social reform texts, the author analyzes the organization of knowledge during the Victorian period and explores its role in the emergence of the idea of the social  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: A Andrae
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Poovey
ISBN: 0226675238 9780226675237 0226675246 9780226675244
OCLC Number: 32051431
Description: x, 255 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Making a Social Body: British Cultural Formation, 1830-1864 --
2. The Production of Abstract Space --
3. Curing the Social Body in 1832: James Phillips Kay and the Irish in Manchester --
4. Anatomical Realism and Social Investigation in Early Nineteenth-Century Manchester --
5. Thomas Chalmers, Edwin Chadwick, and the Sublime Revolution in Nineteenth-Century Government --
6. Domesticity and Class Formation: Chadwick's 1842: Sanitary Report --
7. Homosociality and the Psychological: Disraeli, Gaskell, and the Condition-of-England Debate --
8. Speculation and Virtue in Our Mutual Friend.
Responsibility: Mary Poovey.
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