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Author: James Walvin
ISBN13: 978-0820310121
Title: Victorian values
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Language: English
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Publisher: University of Georgia Press (1988)

Victorian values by James Walvin

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Personal Name: Walvin, James. Publication, Distribution, et. London On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners. Download book Victorian values : a companion to the Granada Television series, James Walvin.

Victorian Values Paperback – January 1, 1988. by. James Walvin (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. From Library Journal. Noted British historian Walvin has written a companion volume to a Discovery Channel series in which he explores the relationship of modern British society to what it sees as the good old Victorian values. British politicians now call for a return to the supposed thrift, cleanliness, self-reliance, and national pride of Victoria's time; Walvin sees this as misleading. Complex problems of the time due to urbanization meant that many lived in crowded, filthy, disease-ridden homes to which the now-decried modern state was seen as the solution.

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by Walvin, James, 1942-. Publication date 1988. Topics Social values. Publisher Athens : University of Georgia Press. Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive. Contributor Internet Archive. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on May 21, 2013.

This is purportedly an examination of "Victorian values," but in reality it is mostly a neat history of urban social problems and how Victorians dealt with them. It is absolutely fascinating to read about where each of these came from, and how they developed from there. Walvin makes some great points relating to charities-upper class Victorians assumed that the poor were destitute through their own poor choices, and tried to help them in a piecemeal fashion. One final quote from the book: "We need to recognize that many of the 'values' were developed as a response to a contemporary problem or difficulty, not as the outcome of a prevailing Victorian strength or achievement.

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James Walvin is Professor of History Emeritus at University of York. This includes Black Presence: A Documentary History of the Negro in England (1971), Black and White: The Negro and English Society, the winner of the 1975 Martin Luther King Memorial Prize and was described by the New York Times as one of the & "Notable Books of the Year. James Walvin's most recent book, Slavery to Freedom, is published by Pitkin. This book, ideal for use in schools, and includes chapters on Ancient Slavery, Slavery and Africa, Opening the Atlantic, Slave Ships, Sugar and Slavery, Plantations, Resistance, Revolt and Rebellion, Slave Communities, The Abolitionists, Freeing Britain's Slaves and Modern Slavery. There is also information on permanent and special exhibitions on slavery.

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