Publisher description for Victorian culture and society : the essential glossary / by Adam C. Roberts.


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This glossary offers an introduction to Victorian culture and society and a route-map to further study. Designed specifically with undergraduates in mind, it contains around 400 short and accessible explanations of key words, events, figures and concepts in the study of the Victorian period. Covering literary topics, traditions and movements, as well as the period's history, culture and politics, the entries are fully crossreferenced and assume no prior knowledge, making this an essential reference on the Victorian period.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Encyclopedias.
Great Britain -- Civilization -- 19th century -- Encyclopedias.