Written in English
|Other titles||The decline of Victorianism|
|Statement||by Lewis Allan Erenberg|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 363 leaves|
|Number of Pages||363|
"Secret Ritual and Manhood in Victorian America" is an important book that explores the role of masculinity in the creation and popularity of fraternal societies in the nineteenth century. Freemasonry, the Odd Fellows, the Grange, and a host of other "secret societies" emerged as powerful forces in American society and politics during this by: Along with the other materials and rituals of urban life, media have played a role in structuring the transition from day to night in cities. This essay examines a variety of ways in which the appearance and consumption of media have been interwoven with the hour cycle of day and night. The rhythms of media availability have shifted throughout the past hundred years, in ways which have Cited by: 2. We recently provided you with a list of a dozen ongoing urban fantasy series for your binge-reading pleasure, but if there’s one thing we know about this addictive fantasy subgenre, it’s that it can often seem rarer to find a completed series than an ongoing one—authors are happy to chug along, racking up more than a dozen volumes featuring a beloved : Meghan Ball. Rural and Urban Poaching in Victorian. working men’s halls, clubs, institutes, reading rooms and chapels which served ‘The Decline of Theft and Violence in Victorian and Edwardian.
Modern urban life presented the Victorian middle classes with many complex social and moral problems. The public sphere of the city was regarded as dangerous and was the location of crime and poverty and anyone could succumb to diseases generated in the slums and carried on the air by an invisible smell, or 'miasma'. The Making of Victorian Sexuality directly confronts one of the most persistent cliches of modern times. Drawing on a wealth of sources from medical and scientific texts, to popular fiction, evangelical writing, and the work of radicals such as Godwin and Mill, Michael Mason shows how much of our perception of nineteenth-century sexual culture 4/5(1). Despite a certain academic heaviness, with no fewer than fifty-seven pages of notes, bibliography and index, and despite an occasionally disagreeable academic vocabulary, of which more anon, this book has a pleasantly simple knock-down argument, that Christianity in Britain enjoyed a long nineteenth century of prosperity, between and , and only began to go into terminal decline . The ofﬁcial reporting of occupational mortality in Victorian England Mortality among occupations Two dangerous trades: medicine and mining The social class gradient of male mortality – the interplay of occupational, economic, environmental and selective factors 17 The origins of the secular decline of childhood mortality
urban decline – The urban growth experienced in the period leading up to the First World War was largely reversed in the inter war period. The extent of the decline in rural towns can be gauged by comparing population changes between and 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. Victorian urban religion, to which his recent book, Piety and Poverty: Working-Class Religion in Berlin, London, and New York, , is a major contribution.) And Professor Hempton argues that industrialisation and urbanisation, far from being the nemesis of British religion. Sharkey, who came of age in that safer era, intends to be its eulogist. He begins his remarkable new book, “Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence” (Norton), in the South Bronx, at a city block near Yankee Stadium.