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Victorians

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ISBN-10: 0393325431

ISBN-13: 9780393325430

Edition: N/A

Authors: A. N. Wilson

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List price: $34.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/17/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 760
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

List of illustrations
Acknowledgements
Preface
Early Victorian
The Little Old Woman Britannia
Victoria's Inheritance
The Charter
Typhoon Coming On
The Age of Peel
Famine in Ireland
The Victorians in Italy
Doubt
Mesmerism
John Stuart Mill's Boiled Egg
The Failed Revolution
The Eighteen-Fifties
The Great Exhibition
Marx - Ruskin - Pre-Raphaelites
The Crimean War
India 1857-9
Clinging to Life
The Eighteen-Sixties
The Beloved - Uncle Tom - and Governor Eyre
The World of School
Charles Kingsley and The Water-Babies
Goblin Market and the Cause
Wonderland
Some Deaths
The IV The Eighteen-Seventies
Gladstone's First Premiership
The Side of the Angels
The End of Lord Beaconsfield
The Devils - Wagner - Dostoyevsky - Gilbert and Sullivan
Country Parishes - Kilvert - Barnes - Hardy
The Eighteen-Eighties
A Crazy Decade
The Plight of the Poor
The Rise of Parnell
The Fourth Estate - Gordon of Khartoum - The Maiden Tribute of Babylon
Politics of the Late 1880s
Into Africa
Kipling's India
Jubilee - and the Munshi
The Dock Strike
The Scarlet Thread of Murder
The Fall of Parnell
The Eighteen-Nineties
The Victorian Way of Death
Appearance and Reality
Utopia: The Decline of the Aristocracy
The Boer War
Vale
Notes
Bibliography
Index