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‘We weren’t happy, but we were a family’: Emotions1

Emma Griffin

in Bread Winner: An Intimate History of the Victorian Economy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300230062
eISBN:
9780300252095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230062.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter takes a look at how the life story sometimes takes the form of a renegotiation, a reassessment — and not always an entirely coherent one — of a Victorian childhood through ... More


Morality and the Market in Victorian Britain

G. R. Searle

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206989
eISBN:
9780191677410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206989.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In this lively and interesting study, the author tackles the conundrum at the heart of Victorian life: how could capitalist values be harmonized with Christian beliefs and with concepts of public ... More


Cross-class cohabitation

Ginger S. Frost

in Living In Sin: Cohabiting As Husband and Wife in Nineteenth-century England

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077364
eISBN:
9781781700723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077364.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter concentrates on cross-class couples. Cross-class unions combined exploitative and advantageous elements for men and women, both defying and deferring to class and gender expectations. ... More


The Age of Inspectability: Vision, Space, and the Victorian City

in The Victorian Eye: A Political History of Light and Vision in Britain, 1800-1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226640761
eISBN:
9780226640785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226640785.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the activities of nuisance and sanitary inspectors, whose routine work carried them into the homes and workplaces of the Victorian city, and discusses the very particular visual ... More


Latter-day Saint Perceptions of Jewish Apostasy in the Time of Jesus

Matthew J. Grey

in Standing Apart: Mormon Historical Consciousness and the Concept of Apostasy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199348138
eISBN:
9780199376735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348138.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter contrasts the superficial LDS perception of intertestamental Judaism as apostate with the complicated cultural reality of that historical context. It argues that historical narrators ... More


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