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Table of Contents: Series Editor's Forward Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter 1 Henry Mayhew's Children of the Streets Chapter 2 Class, Violence and Mid-Victorian Penny Fiction: "Murder Made Familiar"? Chapter 3 Improving Penny Fiction: The "Ticklish Work" of Treasure Island Chapter 4 Remaking Lawless Lads and Licentious Girls: The Salvation Army and the Regeneration of Empire Chapter 5 The Boy Scouts and the Working Classes Chapter 6 Patriot Games: Football and the First World War Notes Bibliography Index
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Children's literature, English -- History and criticism.
Children -- Books and reading -- English-speaking countries -- History -- 19th century.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Children's literature, American -- History and criticism.
Working class in literature.
Imperialism in literature.