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Title The Golden Age : essays in British social and economic history 1850-1870 / edited by Ian Inkster with Colin Griffin, Jeff Hill and Judith Rowbotham
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 284 pages) : illustrations
Contents Chapter 1 Introduction: A Lustrous Age? / Ian Inkster -- chapter 2 'Nor all that Glisters The Not So Golden Age / Harold Perkin -- part Part I Industry -- chapter Introduction to Part I: Industry / Colin Griffin -- chapter 3 Coalmining in Mid-Victorian Britain: A Golden Age Revisited? -- chapter 4 A Golden Age of Agriculture? -- chapter 5 The Cotton Industry in the 1850s and 1860s: Decades of Contrast -- chapter 6 The Golden Age of Electricity -- part Part II Technology -- chapter Par ti i Technology Introduction to Part II: Technology / Ian Inkster -- chapter 7 Michael Faraday and Lighthouses -- chapter 8 Lies, Damned Lies and Declinism: Lyon Playfair, the Paris 1867 Exhibition and Contested Rhetorics of Scientific Education and Industrial Performance / Graeme Gooday -- chapter 9 Machinofacture and Technical Change: The Patent Evidence / Ian Inkster -- part Part III Social Institutions -- chapter Par ti l i Social Institutions Introduction to Part III: Social Institutions / Jeff Hill -- chapter 10 'Why Should Working Men Visit the Exhibition?': Workers and the Great Exhibition and the Ethos of Industrialism / Su Barton -- chapter 11 Estimating a Public Sphere: Intellectual and Technical Associations at the Time of the Great Exhibition / Vicky Brown -- chapter 12 'Golden Age' and 'Better Days': Narratives of Industrialism in the Cotton Trade of North-East Lancashire, 1860s to 1920s / Jeff Hill -- chapter 13 Popular Culture and the 'Golden Age': The Church of England and Hiring Fairs in the East Riding of Yorkshire c. 1850-1875 / Gary Moses -- chapter 14 In Defence of Respectability: Financial Crime, the 'High Art' Criminal and the Language of the Courtroom 1850-1880 / Sarah Wilson -- part Part IV Gender -- chapter Introduction to Part IV: Gender / Judith Rowbotham -- chapter 15 'Physically a splendid race' or 'hardened and brutalised by unsuitable toil'?: Unravelling the Position of Women Workers in Rural England during the Golden Age of Agriculture / Nicola Verdon -- chapter 16 The Respectability Imperative: A Golden Rule in Cases of Sexual Assault? / Kim Stevenson -- chapter 17 Keep the 'Whoam' Fires Burning: Domestic Yearnings in Lancashire Dialect Poetry / Catriona M. Parratt -- chapter 18 'All our Past Proclaims our Future': Popular Biography and Masculine Identity during the Golden Age, 1850-1870 / Judith Rowbotham
Notes Originally published 2000 by Ashgate
Selected essays from a series of regular fortnightly seminars of the Nottingham Trent History Workshop at the Nottingham Trent University to research Golden Age patenting during the academic years of 1997-1999
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Restricted: Printing from this resource is governed by The Legal Deposit Libraries (Non-Print Works) Regulations (UK) and UK copyright law currently in force. WlAbNL
Subject Industries -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Economic history.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Social conditions.
Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901.
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Griffin, Colin.
Hill, Jeff.
Inkster, Ian.
Rowbotham, Judith.
Nottingham Trent History Workshop.
Nottingham Trent University.
ISBN 1315239337