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Peter Gay's inquiry into the ideas and sensibilities which dominated nineteenth-century culture is one of the great achievements in modern historical writing. This is the fifth volume. Peter Gay's The Bourgeois Experience: Victoria to Freud has revolutionized our thinking about the nineteenth century as a whole and particularly about its dynamo - the middle classes. Gay's achievement is to summarize the interior life, the mentality of the nineteenth century. In uncovering the roots of modernism, he shows ...

Pleasure Wars 1999, Fontana Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780006863694

Mass-market paperback

Pleasure Wars 1998, W. W. Norton & Company, N.Y

ISBN-13: 9780393045703


Pleasure Wars 1998, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780002557092