The Loudons and the Gardening Press: A Victorian Cultural Industry

by Sarah Dewis

Ashgate Publishing Ltd | February 28, 2014 | Kobo Edition (eBook)

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Through close readings of individual serials and books Sarah Dewis examines the significant contributions John and Jane Webb Loudon made to the gardening press and democratic discourse. Vilified during their lifetimes by some sections of the press, they were innovatory in emphasizing the value of scientific knowledge and the acquisition of taste. Their publications are placed in the context of book, media, education, garden and urban social history and womens journalism.

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Published: February 28, 2014

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd

Language: English

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ISBN - 13: 9781409469247

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The Loudons and the Gardening Press: A Victorian Cultural Industry

by Sarah Dewis

Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: February 28, 2014

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1409469247

ISBN - 13: 9781409469247

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Through close readings of individual serials and books Sarah Dewis examines the significant contributions John and Jane Webb Loudon made to the gardening press and democratic discourse. Vilified during their lifetimes by some sections of the press, they were innovatory in emphasizing the value of scientific knowledge and the acquisition of taste. Their publications are placed in the context of book, media, education, garden and urban social history and womens journalism.
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