- The Cultural Contradictions of Rural Capitalism: Anglicanism and Agrarian Labour in Mid-Victorian England. Moses, Gary // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Apr2007, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p27
This article examines farm service in the East Riding of Yorkshire, an area strongly associated with the retention of this labour system in the nineteenth century. It argues that the transformation of East Riding agriculture in the nineteenth century, and particularly a precocious development of...
- Fighting on Two Fronts. Englund, Steven // Commonweal;2/12/2016, Vol. 143 Issue 3, p24
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- Bronterre O'Brien and the Meaning of Radical Reputation in the Age of the Chartists. TURNER, MICHAEL J. // Journal for the Study of Radicalism;Fall2013, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p31
The article examines mid-19th-century radical politics in Great Britain and the associated Chartist labor reform movement through a case study of the career of radical leader Bronterre O'Brien. More specifically, the author is concerned with the ways in which O'Brien's career demonstrates the...
- 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...