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Victorians Against the Gallows

Victorians Against the Gallows

Gregory James 
edizioni Tauris Academic Studies collana Tauris Academic Studies (Hardcover)

By the time that Queen Victoria ascended the throne in 1837, the list of crimes liable to attract the death penalty had effectively been reduced to murder. Yet, despite this, the gallows remained a source of controversy in Victorian Britain and there was a growing unease in liberal quarters surrounding the question...

€ 129,20
The Poetry and the Politics

The Poetry and the Politics

Gregory James 
edizioni Tauris Academic Studies collana Tauris Academic Studies (Hardcover)

The nineteenth century was a time of social, political and technological ferment; perhaps especially in the 1840s and 1850s. In this book, James Gregory studies radical reform at the margins of early Victorian Britain through the life of James Elmslie Duncan, an eccentric poet living through extraordinary times: when...

€ 104,90
Of Victorians And Vegetarians

Of Victorians And Vegetarians

Gregory James 
edizioni Tauris Academic Studies collana Tauris Academic Studies (Hardcover)

Nineteenth-century Britain was one of the birthplaces of modern vegetarianism in the West. In 'Of Victorians and Vegetarians' James Gregory explores the relationship between this newly organized movement and wider culture and society. It evolved with a myriad of meanings and voices: partly for propagandist reasons,...

€ 129,20
Reformers, Patrons and Philanthropists

Reformers, Patrons and Philanthropists

Gregory James 
edizioni Tauris Academic Studies collana Tauris Academic Studies (Hardcover)

William and Georgina Cowper-Temple were significant figures in nineteenth-century Britain. William Cowper-Temple, later Lord Mount Temple, was private secretary to one Prime Minister, his uncle Lord Melbourne, and junior minister in the government of his stepfather and probable natural father, Lord Palmerston. He was...

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