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The Other Victorians: A Study of Sexuality and Pornography in Mid-Nineteenth Century England

By Marcus, Steven

London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson. 292pp. Covers Pisanus Fraxi, or Henry Spencer Ashbee, the medical works of William Acton on topics such as prostitution (Acton's work was influential in the passage of the Contagious Diseases Act) and childhood masturbation, as well as the lengthy My Secret Life, by "Walter" and The Romance of Lust. Marcus famously coined the phrase pornotopia in this work. Draws heavily on the ideas of Sigmund Freud and psychoanalysis. From the Studies in Sex and Society series.  Red cloth with gilt titles to spine. Heavily and unevenly sunned. Some areas are sunned to whiteness. Somewhat rubbed. Binding is sound. Good-, sound copy. . Hardcover. Reprint. 1967.

$12.79

The Victorians
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The Victorians

By Lerner, Laurence (editor)

London: Methuen,. Hardback. 228pp. The Context of English literature Series. Essays on religion, condition of England, women, society, the arts, literature etc. Small selection of black and white plates. Bumped to corners. Dust wrapper is very creased especially to spine. Good copy in poor dw. . Hardcover. 1978.

$7.68

Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon: Feminist, Artist and Rebel
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Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon: Feminist, Artist and Rebel

By Hirsch, Pam

London: Pimlico,. Paperback. 390pp. Biography of the founder of Girton College Cambridge and close friend of George Eliot. Two selections of black and white plates. A little creased to spine. Clean. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1999.

$5.76

Democracy and Reform 1815-1885
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Democracy and Reform 1815-1885

By Wright, D. G.

Harlow: Longman,. Paperback. 160pp. Seminar Studies in history series. Rubbed to edges. Ex-library with stamps etc. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. Ex-Library. 1970.

$2.56

The Cultivation of Hatred The Bourgeois Experience: Victoria to Freud
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The Cultivation of Hatred The Bourgeois Experience: Victoria to Freud

By Gay, Peter

London: Harper Collins,. Hardback. 685pp. From a Freudian point of view historian Peter Gay analyses the persistence of aggression throughout the Victorian period. Two selections of black and white plates. Lightly rubbed and rolled to top edge of dust wrapper, otherwise minimal wear. Near fine copy in very good dw . Hardcover. 1995.

$11.51

Victorian England 1837-1901
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Victorian England 1837-1901

By Altholz, J. L.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,. Hardback. 100pp. Conference on British Studies Bibliographical Handbooks. Red cloth. Dust wrapper is faded to spine. Very good copy in Good dw. . Hardcover. 1970.

$4.48

Nineteenth Century Britain 1815-1914 Second Edition
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Nineteenth Century Britain 1815-1914 Second Edition

By Wood, Anthony

Harlow: Longman,. Paperback. 470pp. Useful A level/ undergraduate introduction to the period. Some edge wear. Clean and sound. Good copy. . Paperback. 1982.

$1.92

Victorian Visionaries

By Colloms, Brenda

London: Constable,. Hardback. 284pp. A study of the Victorian Christian Socialists and the accompanying welfare and political movements. Light edge wear to black boards and dust wrapper. Very good+ copy in very good+ dw. . Hardcover. 1982.

$6.40

From Luddism to the First Reform Bill: Reform in England 1810-1832

By Dinwiddy, J. R.

Oxford: Blackwell,. 88pp. Historical Association Studies series. Ex-library with small number of stamps. Lightly rubbed. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. 1986.

$2.56

The New Imperialism
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The New Imperialism

By Chamberlain, M. E.

London: The Historical Association,. Pamphlet. 46pp. Some pencil annotation. Good+, sound copy. . Pamphlet. Reprint. 1981.

$1.92

1851
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1851

By Briggs, Asa

London: The Historical Association,. Pamphlet. 32pp, An assessment of this turning point in the Victorian era written and published initially exactly one hundred years later. Tiny hint of foxing to prelims. Good+, sound copy. . Pamphlet. Reprint. 1972.

$1.28

The Age of Peel: Documents of Modern History
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The Age of Peel: Documents of Modern History

By Gash, Norman

London: Edward Arnold,. Paperback. 182pp. Externally a little faded and with some dust/finger marks to white areas. Rubbed. Some pen annotation. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. Reprint. 1970.

$1.60

Britain in the Modern World Book One 1868-1918
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Britain in the Modern World Book One 1868-1918

By Hardman, J. K.

London: Collins,. Paperback. 95pp. Illustrated factual summary providing extensive notes and source practice covering political history in the later half of the Victorian period to the end on World War One. Slightly faded. lightly rubbed. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1978.

$3.84

The Cultivation of Hatred The Bourgeois Experience: Victoria to Freud

By Gay, Peter

London: Fontana,. Paperback. 685pp. From a Freudian point of view historian Peter Gay analyses the persistence of aggression throughout the Victorian period. Two selections of black and white plates. Browned to pages and covers. Spine is lightly creased. Light edge wear. Binding is sound. Reading copy only. . Paperback. 1995.

$10.23

Fanny Kemble: The American Journals
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Fanny Kemble: The American Journals

By Mavor, Elizabeth (editor)

London: Weidenfield & Nicolson,. Hardback. 216pp. The diary of English actress Fanny Kemble, part of the large family of actors that included Mrs Siddons, records life on an American slave plantation in Georgia. Kemble's detailed account is of a plantation that was supposed, by contemporary standards, to be humane. Indexed. Contains biographical chapters as well as the journals. Clean and neat. Very good copy in very good dw. . Hardcover. 1990.

$12.79

Watching Hannah: Sexuality, Horror and Bodily De-formation in Victorian  England
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Watching Hannah: Sexuality, Horror and Bodily De-formation in Victorian England

By Reay, Barry

London: Reaktion,. Hardback. 200pp. Taking Arthur Munby's previously well documented obsession with working women, dirt and deformity as his starting point Barry Reay goes on to explore the ramifications for male sexuality and considerations of femininity and masculinity in the nineteenth century and height of the British Empire. 95 illustrations. Indexed. Slightly bumped to one corner. Very clean and bright. Near fine copy in near fine dust wrapper. . Hardcover. 2002.

$11.51

The Victorians and Social Protest: A Symposium

By Butt, J. and I. F. Clarke (editors)

Newton Abbot: David & Charles,. Hardback. 8.5'' x 5.5'', 243pp. A collection of seven interdisciplinary essays on the Victorians and the nature of social concern. The essays cover Robert Owen, the attitudes of Irish immigrants towards Chartism in northern England, Dickens and self-help, John Stuart Mill, Dostoevsky's anti-utopianism, William Morris and Bernard Shaw, and land reform and class conflict. Indexed. Previously owner's name to ffep. Slightly bumped to spine. Dw has a very light edge wear and is slightly sunned to spine. Near fine copy in very good dw . Hardcover. First edition. 1973.

$8.95