Science And Whig Manners: Science and Political Style in Britain, c.1790-1850

Hardcover | April 15, 2009

byJoe Bord

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Approaching the intersection of politics and science from the perspective of political history, this book looks at how nineteenth-century British Whigs used the themes of natural science to signal their identities, and how their devotion to a culture of liberality helped to define them. It offers a fresh take on a central theme in Victorian politics.

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Approaching the intersection of politics and science from the perspective of political history, this book looks at how nineteenth-century British Whigs used the themes of natural science to signal their identities, and how their devotion to a culture of liberality helped to define them. It offers a fresh take on a central theme in Vict...

JOE BORD was educated at Balliol College, Oxford, and then at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he has completed a research fellowship in history. He has subsequently taught at Fordham University, USA and Touro College. He lives in New York.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.82 × 5.6 × 0.84 inPublished:April 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023057484X

ISBN - 13:9780230574847

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Table of Contents

Preface
Manners, Science and Politics
The Statesman
Rational Sociability
Liberality
The Georgic Tradition
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index