How to Find Out About the Victorian Period - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080158341, 9781483153612

How to Find Out About the Victorian Period

1st Edition

A Guide to Sources of Information

Authors: Lionel Madden
Editors: G. Chandler
eBook ISBN: 9781483153612
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1970
Page Count: 188
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How to Find Out About the Victorian Period: A Guide to Sources of Information focuses on the Victorian period of Great Britain. The book first discusses the study of the Victorian period and general guides to the literature. The use of books, periodical articles, theses, and bibliographies in the study of this period in British history is emphasized. The text underscores the value of Victorian periodicals and newspapers in the study of the Victorian period. Guides to special collections and source materials on this period are discussed. These include guides to collection of books and manuscripts, libraries and their collections, archives and manuscripts, and government publications. The book also presents guides to the study of the Victorian church. These include encyclopedias and dictionaries, biographical works, and theses. Guides on the kind of education, development of science, visual arts, music, and literature of the Victorian period are also described. The text is a fine reference for readers who are interested in British history, particularly the Victorian era.

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Chapter 1. Introductory: The Study of the Victorian Period

Chapter 2. General Guides to the Literature

Chapter 3. Victorian Periodicals and Newspapers

Chapter 4. Guides to Special Collections and Source Materials

Chapter 5. Philosophy

Chapter 6. The Christian Church

Chapter 7. Social and Economic Life and Thought

Chapter 8. Education

Chapter 9. Science

Chapter 10. The Visual Arts

Chapter 11. Music Literature

Chapter 12. English Literature

Chapter 13. History

Chapter 14. General Biographical Works



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About the Author

Lionel Madden

About the Editor

G. Chandler

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Canberra, Australia

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