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After the Victorians.

Amy Cruse

After the Victorians.

by Amy Cruse

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Published by Scholarly Press in St. Clair Shores, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Authors and readers -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLondon G. Allen & Unwin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR461 .C67 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination264 p.
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4917585M
      ISBN 100403013151
      LC Control Number76158495

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        After the Victorians: Private Conscience and Public Duty in Modern Britain - Ebook written by Peter Mandler, Susan Pedersen. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read After the Victorians: Private Conscience and Public Duty in Modern Britain. At times "After The Victorians" reads more like a collection of sources than any sort of narrative. Much of the book is made up of telling quotes, poignant vignettes and diverting references to little-known characters. This lends the book some of its charm, as well as a generous serving of annoyance.4/5(6).

      Eminent Victorians is a book by Lytton Strachey (one of the older members of the Bloomsbury Group), first published in and consisting of biographies of four leading figures from the Victorian fame rests on the irreverence and wit Strachey brought to bear on three men and a woman who had until then been regarded as heroes: Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Thomas Arnold and. The best books on Life in the Victorian Age recommended by Judith Flanders. History books often focus on big political or economic events, wars and leaders. But there's much to learn from studying the way people lived, and what made the Victorian age both like and unlike our own, as Judith Flanders explains.


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A.N. Wilson is a prolific author. His new book "After the Victorians" is a sequel to his bestselling "The Victorians." Wilson has done a wonderful job of chronicling the long goodbye of British imperial might.

We see Britain lose the jewel in the/5(20). His new book "After the Victorians" is a sequel to his bestselling "The Victorians." Wilson has done a wonderful job of chronicling the long goodbye of British imperial might.

We see Britain lose the jewel in the crown India; be drained of gold and young manhood in two catastrophic world wars; see the empire's sun set in colonies /5(20). After The Victorians book.

Read 32 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When this book begins, in the reign of Edward VII, Great Brita /5(32).

AFTER THE VICTORIANS. The Decline of Britain in the World. by A.N. Wilson. BUY NOW FROM A lucid companion to The Victorians (), and a fine work of social history of a world gone by.

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After the Victorians by AN Wilson This is a theme that looms large later in the book. Readers of The Victorians will remember Wilson's talent for.

In After the Victorians, Wilson presents a panoramic view of an era, stretching from the death of Queen Victoria in to the dawn of the cold war in the early s. He offers riveting accounts of the savagery of World War I and the world-altering upheaval of the Communist Revolution.

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(29). Get this from a library. After the Victorians. [A N Wilson] -- In After the Victorians, A.N Wilson presents a panoramic view of an era stretching from the death of Queen Victoria in to the dawn of the Cold War in the early s.

He offers accounts of the. After the Victorians is written in honour of the late Professor John Clive of Harvard, and uses, as he did, the method of biography to connnect the public and private lives of the generations who came after the by: 7. Get this from a library.

After the Victorians. [A N Wilson] -- Holding together military, political, social and cultural history, A.N. Wilson creates a panoramic view of the era which skilfully traces the sources and causes of the 'Decline and Fall' of Great.

Written by a team of eminent historians, these essays explore how ten twentieth-century intellectuals and social reformers sought to adapt such familiar Victorian values as `civilisation', `domesticity', `conscience' and `improvement' to modern conditions of democracy, feminism and mass culture.

Covering such figures as J.M. Keynes, E.M. Forster and Lord Reith of the BBC, these. After the Victorians executes an especially tricky high-wire act in that Wilson manages to keep the tone engaging and almost intimately cordial without compromising anything in the way of authority.

DOI link for After the Victorians. After the Victorians book. Private Conscience and Public Duty in Modern Britain. Edited By Peter Mandler, Susan Pedersen. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 16 August Pub.

location London. Imprint : Peter Mandler, Susan Pedersen. Of all three consecutive books by A.N. Wilson, starting from "The Victorians", to "Our times". I actually liked "After the Victorians" best. They are all big volumes, but somehow it was a much more enjoyable read than "The Victorians", which, for my lights, was far too much about the Anglican church.

I really had to skip those chapters/5(29). The Victorians by AN Wilson pp, Hutchinson, £ AN Wilson explains in his preface that he has tried to do what GM Young, author of Portrait of an Age, managed for a previous generation.

Wilson talked about his book After the Victorians: The Decline of Britain in the World, published by Farrar, Straus and the book he chronicled the history of Britain from the death. In After the Victorians, Wilson presents a panoramic view of an era, stretching from the death of Queen Victoria in to the dawn of the cold war in the early s.

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Wilson Farrar, Straus and Giroux, pp. CLR [rating:4] An Empire Lost. Like its predecessor, The Victorians, this book is a portrait of an age, rather than a formal takes the story of Britain and her place in the world, from to the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Read "After the Victorians Private Conscience and Public Duty in Modern Britain" by available from Rakuten Kobo.

Written by a team of eminent historians, these essays explore how ten twentieth-century intellectuals and social reforme Brand: Taylor And Francis. In "After the Victorians," Wilson presents a panoramic view of an era, stretching from the death of Queen Victoria in to the dawn of the cold war in the early s.

He offers riveting accounts of the savagery of World War I and the world-altering upheaval of the Communist Revolution.4/5(5).Follow-up to the bestselling The Victorians in which A.

N. Wilson tells the story of the 'Decline and Fall' of Britain. When this book begins, in the reign of Edward VII, Great Britain commands the mightiest empire the world has ever seen.If you only ever read one book on the Victorians, this is the one to read.

Wilson doesn't invent anything new; the categories are familiar. We start with the bad old England that Victoria inherited, work our way through the Chartists, Peel and the Corn Laws, the terrible 40s, the Italian influence, doubt, Mesmerism, Albert, the Great Exhibition, the Reform Bills, the Crimean War, Afghanistan /5.