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Mid-Victorian Leicester

Simmons, Jack

Mid-Victorian Leicester

by Simmons, Jack

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Published by Archaeological & Historical Society in Leicester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from the Transactions of the Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society, Vol XLI, 1965-6.

Statementby Jack Simmons.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16836205M

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS Cherry, B., 'The Devon country house in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries', Proc. Devon Arch. Soc., 46 (i), PP. 9I-I Davis, Jennifer, ‘The London garrotting panic of a moral panic and the creation of a criminal class in mid-Victorian England’ in V. A. C. Gatrell, B. Lenman and G. Parker, eds., Crime and the law: the social history of crime in western Europe since (), pp. –Author: Ben Griffin.

Working-Class Respectability in Leicester c by Barry Haynes This paper examines a range of local working-class perceptions and attitudes in order to determine the extent to which an ethic of respectability was a formative influence on the development of working-class consciousness and ideology in Leicester in the period c. to   Free Online Library: Stranglehold on Victorian society: 'garotting', or the strangulation of a victim in the course of a robbery, haunted the British public in the s. Emelyne Godfrey describes the measures taken to prevent it and the range of gruesome self-defence devices that were often of greater danger to the wearer than to the assailant. by "History Today"; Crime victims Safety and.

The Story of Leicester traces the evolution of this remarkable city. Industrialisation and population growth radically changed Leicester during Victorian times and it became prosperous, its economy underpinned by the hosiery, boot and shoe and engineering industries - the basis of modern Leicester. John Newsinger (born 21 May ) is a British Marxist and emeritus professor of history at Bath Spa University.. Newsinger is a book reviewer for Race & Class and the New Left Review he is also author of numerous books and articles, as well as studies of science fiction and of the cinema. He teaches on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Newsinger assisted as a historical consultant.


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Christine Garwood is an author and researcher with a specialism in nineteenth-century social history and the history of science.

She gained her Ph.D in from the University of Leicester and has since gone on to publish books and articles on topics as diverse Mid-Victorian Leicester book Victorian environmentalism, quack medicine, popular astronomy and the history of by: 3. Christine Garwood is an author and researcher with a specialism in nineteenth-century social history and the history of science.

She gained her Ph.D in from the University of Mid-Victorian Leicester book and has since gone on to publish books and articles on topics as diverse as Victorian environmentalism, quack medicine, popular astronomy and the history of ideas/5(10).

This is an interesting book, though it would be a stretch too far to describe it as a `cultural history'; rather what this book does is to take a thematic (and somewhat selective) overview of the history of British comics (and graphic novels) from the mid-Victorian era, through to the present by: of mid-Victorian Leicester, "a piece of ripe mid-Victorian Gothic, dignified, well­ proportioned and as richly encrusted with ornaments as a child's birthday cake" (J.

Simmons, The City of Leicester. Professor Simmons has provided the captions for. Serialization and the Novel in Mid-Victorian Magazines By Catherine Delafield.

and this book’s investigation into nineteenth-century periodicals both generates new readings of the texts and reinstates those which have been lost in the reprinting process. Catherine Delafield is an independent scholar in the UK who has formerly taught.

Low Life and Moral Improvement in Mid-Victorian England: Liverpool through the Journalism of Hugh Shimmin, ed. John K. Walton and Alastair Wilcox (Leicester UP, distributed by Columbia UP, ), pp., $ cloth. The working poor of mid-nineteenth-century Liverpool led squalid lives virtually unrelieved by any hopes for improvement.

3 Walton, J.K. and Wilcox, A. (eds), Low Life and Moral Improvement in Mid-Victorian England: Liverpool through the Journalism of Hugh Shimmin (Leicester, ). 4 Mort, F., Dangerous Sexualities: Medico-Moral Politics in England since (London, ), 11 – In mid-Victorian Britain, For the study, Peter Greaves of the Leicester Cancer Research Centre, reviewed surveys taken during the midth century of the diets and living conditions of people.

'Dirty Old London': A History Of The Victorians' Infamous Filth In the s, the Thames River was thick with human sewage and the streets were covered with. "Welsh criminal history is under-researched, and  Crime, Courts and Community in Mid-Victorian Wales  opens a new window onto the experiences of the people of Montgomeryshire.

In doing so, it uncovers the complex relationship between authority and the powerless in the mid-nineteenth-century." Professor K.

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Geoffrey Best was born in Osterley, Middlesex, on 20 November He was educated at St Paul's School, London. He undertook his national service in the Royal Army Educational Corps teaching illiterate Scottish soldiers to read and write.

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The plot, however, is tenuous to say the least and is reliant on the McGuffin for driving the story along (well, that's what McGuffin's are for, isn't it?).Cited by: The Sydney assassins: A mid-Victorian mystery Hardcover – January 1, by Leicester Cotton (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: Leicester Cotton. This book is part of a trilogy, the other two books covering, successively, mid-Victorian and Late Victorian periods.

The Early Victorian period is, arguably, the most interesting as this was the transition from an essentially agricultural, rural and agrarian society to a new era that was industrial, urban and significantly mechanised/5(5). Journalism and the Practice of Literature in Mid-Victorian Britain.

Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, Roper, Derek, Reviewing Before the Edinburgh – ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Part 1 Low life - drink and entertainment: an hour in the grog shop; the free and easy; the free concert room; the sparring match; the dog fight; carnival at Kirkdale; the Aintree meeting; Sunday night on the landing stage; scientific experiments and rational mirth; secular and religious gambling.

Negroin the mid-nineteenth century, Leicester University Press,8vo, pp.£ Following the sympathetic feelings towards the Negro in the early nineteenth century aroused by the anti-slavery movement, the middle decades saw a reversal of this attitude due, according to Professor Lorimer, to the changing social and political.William A.

Ewing, The body: Photoworks of the human form (London, ), pp. –70; for examples of the posed style of sporting photograph, see the National Portrait Gallery's The book of British sporting heroes (London, ); for a recent discussion of the aesthetics of sport see Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, In praise of athletic beauty Cited by:   Liza Picard was born in She is the bestselling author an acclaimed series of books on the history of London: Elizabeth's London, Restoration London, Dr Johnson's London and Victorian most recent book, Chaucer's People, explores the Middle Ages through the lives of the pilgrims in The Canterbury Tales.

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