Victorian England /

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Other Authors: Swisher, Clarice, 1933-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, 2000.
Series:Turning points in world history (Greenhaven Press)
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Introduction: Victorian England
  • Chapter 1. Queen Victoria and the Victorian Period
  • 1.. The Reign of Queen Victoria / Asa Briggs
  • 2.. An Age of Transition / Walter E. Houghton
  • 3.. The Rise of a Strong Middle Class / Hilary Evans and Mary Evans
  • Chapter 2. Inventions, Technology, and Medicine
  • 1.. New Technologies Fostered the Industrial Revolution / T. Walter Wallbank and Alastair M. Taylor
  • 2.. Late Nineteenth-Century Inventions / Alan Bott
  • 3.. The Great Exhibition / Margaret Drabble
  • 4.. Health and Medicine / Sally Mitchell
  • Chapter 3. Daily Life in Victorian England
  • 1.. Victorian Farmers and Farm Laborers / W.J. Reader
  • 2.. The Transition from Agriculture to Industry / George Macaulay Trevelyan
  • 3.. Child Labor in the Cotton Mills
  • 4.. Life in Victorian Prisons / Philip Priestley
  • Chapter 4. Ideas That Changed Values, Views, and Events
  • 1.. Bentham's Utilitarianism / Richard D. Altick
  • 2.. The Reform Acts Expanded Democracy / Norman Gash
  • 3.. The Theory of Evolution Challenged Creationism / David Newsome
  • 4.. Darwin Contributed to Religious Doubt / Noel Annan
  • Chapter 5. Social and Cultural Changes
  • 1.. Educating Women and the Working Class / William S. Knickerbocker
  • 2.. Victorian Women Expected to Be Idle and Ignorant / Charles Petrie
  • 3.. Victorian Reading Habits Reflected Popular Tastes / John W. Dodds
  • 4.. Pictorial Publications Created a Mass Culture / Patricia Anderson
  • 5.. Double Standards in Middle-Class Sexual Morality / J.B. Priestley
  • Appendix of Documents
  • Chronology
  • For Further Research
  • Works Consulted
  • Index

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