The Cultural Contradictions of Rural Capitalism: Anglicanism and Agrarian Labour in Mid-Victorian England
- Editorial. Cowman, Krista // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Apr2007, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p3
The edition provides commentary on the editorial team and contents of the current issue. Special tribute is paid to senior editor and University of the West of England professor June Hannam. A study of unemployment benefits and their impact on the rate of unemployment in Great Britain between...
- MESMERIC PERFORMERS. Parssinen, Terry M. // Victorian Studies;Autumn77, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p87
Explores the popularity of mesmerism as a subject of popular debate in early Victorian Britain. Historical background on the subject; Attribution to the popularity; Discussion on how mesmeric performers drew on the traditions of scientific lecturing, lay healing and popular entertainment.
- The British in the Air 1809-1903: Aeronautical experiments from gliders to powered machines. McLaughlin, Terence // History Today;Feb78, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p73
Recounts events in British history pertaining to aeronautical experiments during the 19th century. Information on Sir George Cayley; Details on the glider designed by Cayley; Experiments of William Hensons and his friend John Stringfellow.
- CRIME AND JUSTICE IN 19th-CENTURY ENGLAND. Storch, R. D. // History Today;Sep80, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p32
Recounts historical events which led to crime control in England from 1800 through 1900. How laws were developed to deter crime; Reformers and theorists of the concept of a penitentiary; Decline in property crimes.
- Sex and the City: Metropolitan Modernities in English History. Finn, Margot // Victorian Studies;Autumn2001, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p25
Discusses several books about the impact of modernization on women in England during the late 19th century. Issues of sex in literary works; Emergence of the department store; Geographic changes in London.
- Flexible history and CD-Roms. O'Day, Rosemary; Drake, Michael // History Today;Aug97, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p8
Presents three compact discs read-only memory (CD-ROM) used in uncovering historical information about the people of the nineteenth-century East End of London, England. Contents of the CD-ROMs; Creators of the CD-ROMs; How the device will help the students in researching.
- 'A MINGLED MASS OF PERFECTLY LEGITIMATE PLEASURES': THE VICTORIAN MIDDLE CLASS AND THE PROBLEM OF LEISURE. Bailey, Peter // Victorian Studies;Autumn77, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p7
Explores the impact of the advent of modern leisure on middle-class sensibilities during the mid-Victorian period. Discussion on the growth of leisure; Common notion of most commentators on the problem of leisure; Problems that Victorian middle classes contend with in the matter of choice in...
- Cologne and the British, 1918-1926 . Williamson, D. G. // History Today;Nov77, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p695
Discusses British occupation in Cologne, Germany between 1918 and 1926. Description of the British ruling of Cologne; Economic consequences of the British occupation; Way of the military government in dealing with the Spartakists.
- ONLY A PAUPER WHOM NOBODY OWNS: REASSESSING THE PAUPER GRAVE c.1880-1914. Strange, Julie-Marie // Past & Present;Feb2003, Vol. 178 Issue 1, p148
Examines the phenomenon of pauper burial in England from 1880 to 1914. Ways in which the juxtaposition between the pauper and the respectable burial has lent itself to oversimplification; Recognition of the fluidity of the concept of respectability in relation to attitudes towards death and...