Victorian Yearbook For 1880 81 1881

Author: Henry Heylyn Hayter
ISBN: 9781104586416
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Victorian Yearbook For 1880 81 1881 from the Author: Henry Heylyn Hayter. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

Animal Cities

Author: Peter Atkins
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317180844
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Animal Cities from the Author: Peter Atkins. Animal Cities builds upon a recent surge of interest about animals in the urban context. Considering animals in urban settings is now a firmly established area of study and this book presents a number of valuable case studies that illustrate some of the perspectives that may be adopted. Having an ’urban history’ flavour, the book follows a fourfold agenda. First, the opening chapters look at working and productive animals that lived and died in nineteenth-century cities such as London, Edinburgh and Paris. The argument here is that their presence yields insights into evolving understandings of the category ’urban’ and what made a good city. Second, there is a consideration of nineteenth-century animal spectacles, which influenced contemporary interpretations of the urban experience. Third, the theme of contested animal spaces in the city is explored further with regard to backyard chickens in suburban Australia. Finally, there is discussion of the problem of the public companion animal and its role in changing attitudes to public space, illustrated with a chapter on dog-walking in Victorian and Edwardian London. Animal Cities makes a significant contribution to animal studies and is of interest to historical geographers, urban, cultural, social and economic historians and historians of policy and planning.

University Coeducation In The Victorian Era

Author: C. Myers
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230109934
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University Coeducation In The Victorian Era from the Author: C. Myers. This book examines the experiences of American and British students before, during, and after the process of admitting women to full, though not necessarily equal, standing in the academic world.

Work Gender And Family In Victorian England

Author: Karl Ittmann
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 134913337X
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Work Gender And Family In Victorian England from the Author: Karl Ittmann. `What a pleasure to see this pathbreaking research in print! Karl Ittmann's analysis of Bradford pushes forward our knowledge of the quiet revolution in social habits which took place in the late nineteenth century. In particular, his ability to link the decline of marital fertility with the reorganisation of work and gender roles is exemplary. This book should be of interest to all specialists in Victorian social history.' - David Levine, The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto Work, Gender and Family in Victorian England examines the impact of the Industrial Revolution upon the family and questions the extent to which ordinary working men and women shared the 'Victorian values' and prosperity of their middle-class countrymen. The book focuses on the industrial town of Bradford, West Yorkshire, in the second half of the nineteenth century and traces how men and women and their families adapted to the new life brought by the rise of the mill and the city.

Book Print In New Zealand

Author: Douglas Ross Harvey
Publisher: Victoria University Press
ISBN: 9780864733313
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Book Print In New Zealand from the Author: Douglas Ross Harvey. A guide to print culture in Aotearoa, the impact of the book and other forms of print on New Zealand. This collection of essays by many contributors looks at the effect of print on Maori and their oral traditions, printing, publishing, bookselling, libraries, buying and collecting, readers and reading, awards, and the print culture of many other language groups in New Zealand.

The Making Of The Victorian Organ

Author: Nicholas Thistlethwaite
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521663649
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The Making Of The Victorian Organ from the Author: Nicholas Thistlethwaite. Between 1820 and 1870 a number of influences combined to bring about a radical transformation in the design and use of English organs. This important book provides a comprehensive survey of English organ building during these most innovative fifty years in its history. It is richly illustrated with photographs and specially drawn diagrams and contains an invaluable appendix of organ specifications. This is a documentary source book and history which will be indispensable for all those, professionals or amateurs, who have an interest in the organ.