The Victorian Studies Reader by Kelly BoydThe Victorian Studies Reader by Kelly Boyd

The Victorian Studies Reader

EditorKelly Boyd, Rohan Mcwilliam

Paperback | June 7, 2007

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Selected as an 'Outstanding Academic Title' in the 2008 CHOICE awards,The Victorian Studies Readergathers together, in one volume, some of the key pieces on Victorian history, society and culture. The book draws on new trends in looking at the Victorian Age and includes sections on:
  • periodization
  • politics
  • consumerism
  • intellectual life
  • sexuality
  • empire.

The Victorian Studies Readeris a rich resource, essential for all those studying this important period of history.

Kelly Boyd teaches at the University of London. She edited theEncyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing(1999) and is the author ofManliness and the Boys' Story Paper in Britain: A Cultural History, 1855-1940(2003).Rohan McWilliam is Senior Lecturer in History at Anglia Ruskin University and author ofPopular Politics in Nineteen...
Title:The Victorian Studies ReaderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 9.5 × 6.8 × 1.2 inPublished:June 7, 2007Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415355796

ISBN - 13:9780415355797


Table of Contents

1. Rethinking the Victorians  2. Periodization  3. Economy  4. Consumerism and Material Culture  5. Society and Class  6. Space  7. Politics High and Low  8. Morality  9. Intellectual History  10. Religion  11. Science  12. Gender  13. Sexuality  14. Monarchy  15. Race, Empire and National Identity

Editorial Reviews

"For Victorianists, this is a welcome collection of significant articles or book excerpts written after 1980 that reflect important trends in broader interdisciplinary Victorian studies. ... This is a book to educate (and update) both students and professors, who are likely to keep returning to it." -- CHOICE April 2008 Vol. 45 (P.T. Smith, Saint Joseph's University)