This, the third volume to appear in the New Oxford History of England, covers the period from the repeal of the Corn Laws to the dramatic failure of Gladstone's first Home Rule Bill. In his magisterial study of the mid-Victorian generation, Theo Hoppen identifies three defining themes. The first he calls 'established industrialism' - the growing acceptance that factory life and manufacturing had come to stay. It was during these four decades that the balance of employment shifted irrevocably. For the first time in history, ...

The Mid-Victorian Generation: 1846-1886 2000, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198731993


The Mid-Victorian Generation 1846-1886 1998, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198228349