Politics and Culture in Victorian Britain

Essays in Memory of Colin Matthew
Author(s): 
Ghosh, Peter
Author(s): 
Goldman, Lawrence
ISBN: 
0199253455
Date published: 
March 2006
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

How and why should we study Victorian Britain? The answer to this question used to be quite straightforward. It was the Victorian contribution to modern politics which stood out above all else. Today we are not so sure. This book suggest that politics are still central, but must be more broadly construed, as a pervasive part of Victorian culture as a whole.