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The Making of Victorian Values Decency and Dissent in Britain 1789 1837

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characters The Making of Victorian Values Decency and Dissent in Britain 1789 1837 107 characters The Making of Victorian Values Decency and Dissent in Britain 1789 1837 Ben Wilson's The Making of Victorian Values is the history of an era rather like our own a time when dissenters and rebels were hemmed in by conformists and hardheaded authoritarians a time when a nation on the eve of global domination fretted about its future It was however a period when those who argued that a British empire would be a disaster for liberty were eventually suashed by imperialists just as those who railed against mindless materialism were in the end rolled over by industrialists and the promoters of luxury goods The Making of Victorian Values reveals an era when people were obsessed with the need to appe. Interesting to visit the pre Victorian UK in an era of cultural revolution when reformers tried to suelch drunkenness prostitution coarse language etc Many of the forces at play then there seem eerily familiar Should we give money to panhandlers or does that encourage indigence In those days there was the pejorative term cant today it s pc political correctness Then a post reform child told his grandmother not to use the word belly in public now maybe it would be the word oriental The reform movements were partly inspired by post French Revolution fear of the riotous masses For example reformers suelched festivals during which masked villagers would mock threaten their betters Also there was a desire to mold the disorderly poor into productive proles for modern industry for example pre reform workers demanded to be provided with beer by their employers and took Mondays off as unofficial hangover holidays Ben Wilson swings the reader s sympathy back and forth from the resisters to the reformers On one hand you have the cruelty of a reformer s giant hamster wheel for prisoners and on the other you have reformers abolishing slavery One major difference between reformers then now is that many or most pre Victorian reformers were inspired by evangelical Christianity

  • Hardcover
  • 445
  • The Making of Victorian Values Decency and Dissent in Britain 1789 1837
  • Ben Wilson
  • English
  • 07 January 2019
  • 9781594201165