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Butler PL - Butler 941.081 WIL (Text) 73174000081271 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 941.081 WIL (Text) 31951004276058 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 941.081 WILSON (Text) 33946001438113 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0393049744
  • ISBN: 9780393049749
  • Physical Description: xii, 724 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published: London : Hutchinson, 2002.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 659-687) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface -- Part I. Early Victorian -- Part II. The Eighteen-Fifties -- Part III. The Eighteen-Sixties -- Part IV. The Eighteen-Seventies -- Part V. The Eighteen-Eighties -- Part VI. The Eighteen-Nineties.
Summary, etc.:
With his customary flair for dramatic stories and telling detail, A.N. Wilson singles out those writers, statesmen, scientists, philosophers, and soldiers whose lives illuminated the fervor of an age on the cusp of modernity. Here we meet the lofty and famous--Prince Albert, Darwin, Marx, Gladstone, Christina Rossetti, Gordon of Khartoum, Cardinal Newman, George Eliot, Kipling, and Disraeli. But we also meet the poor and the obscure--doctors ministering to cholera victims in the big cities; young women working as models for famous painters; the man who got the British hooked on cigarettes; the colonizers and colonized in Ireland, India, and Africa.
Subject: Great Britain > History > Victoria, 1837-1901.
Great Britain > Civilization > 19th century.

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