Slumming Sexual and Social Politics in Victorian London

ISBN-10: 0691128006
ISBN-13: 9780691128009
Edition: 2004
Authors: Seth Koven
List price: $39.95 Buy it from $19.62
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: The author tries to make sense of the ideas and movements, institutions and practices that made the slums of London and 'slumming' seem so necessary to thousands of members of the 'comfortable classes' in the 19th and early 20th century. He explores  More...

Used Starting from $19.62
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of Western Art Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of World Philosophies Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
American History Volume 1 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of Western Music Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 8/13/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

The author tries to make sense of the ideas and movements, institutions and practices that made the slums of London and 'slumming' seem so necessary to thousands of members of the 'comfortable classes' in the 19th and early 20th century. He explores the interplay of sexual and social politics at micro- and macro-levels.

Seth Koven teaches history at Rutgers University. He is the author of "Slumming: Sexual and Social Politics in Victorian London" (Princeton) and the coeditor of "Mothers of a New World: Maternalist Politics and the Origins of Welfare States".

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction Slumming: Eros and Altruism in Victorian London
Slumming Defined
Who Went Slumming? Sources and Social Categories
Eros and Altruism: James Hinton and the Hintonians
Incognitos, Fictions, and Cross-Class Masquerades
Workhouse Nights: Homelessness, Homosexuality, and Cross-Class Masquerades
James Greenwood and London in 1866
Reading ""A Night in a Workhouse""
Responses to ""A Night in a Workhouse""
Homelessn

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×