The London of the 1890s was a place of great change, when the seeds of modernism were sown and figures such as Wilde, Shaw, Yeats, Beardsley, Kipling, Gladstone, Beatrice and Sidney Webb, among others, initiated the movements and debates, the great shifts in behaviour and thought, that created the world we know now.

London in the 1890s: A Cultural History 2011, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393033977