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This list relates to the semester Semester Two 2017-2018 which does not start until 25/01/2018
  1. General Reading 10 items
    1. A mad, bad, and dangerous people?: England, 1783-1846 - Boyd Hilton 2006

      Book Further reading

    2. The mid-Victorian generation, 1846-1886 - K. Theodore Hoppen 1998

      Book Further reading

    3. A new England?: peace and war, 1886-1918 - G. R. Searle 2004

      Book Further reading

    4. Victorian minds - Gertrude Himmelfarb 1968

      Book Further reading

    5. The eminent Victorians - Lytton Strachey, Lytton Strachey 1988

      Book Essential

    6. Victorian England: portrait of an age - G. M. Young 1953 (various printings)

      Book Further reading

    7. Understanding the Victorians: politics, culture, and society in nineteenth-century Britain - Susie Steinbach 2012

      Book Essential

    8. A companion to nineteenth-century Britain - Chris Williams, Historical Association (Great Britain) 2007

      Book Essential

  2. Manners and Lives 22 items
    1. The best circles: society etiquette and the season - Leonore Davidoff 1986

      Book Further reading

    2. Family fortunes: men and women of the English middle class, 1780-1850 - Leonore Davidoff, Catherine Hall 2002

      Book Essential

    3. The Family - Shani D'Cruze

      Chapter Further reading

    4. Conduct literature for women, 1830-1900 2005

      Book Further reading available in NLW only.

    5. Thomas Arnold, Christian Manliness and the Problem of Boyhood - Heather Ellis 02/10/2014

      Article Further reading

    6. The return to Camelot: chivalry and the English gentleman - Mark Girouard 1981

      Book Further reading

    7. Public lives: women, family and society in Victorian Britain - Eleanor Gordon, Gwyneth Nair c2003

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    8. Macaulay and son: architects of imperial Britain - Catherine Hall 2012 (electronic resource)

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    9. Death in the Victorian family - Patricia Jalland 1996

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    10. Family, love, and work in the lives of Victorian gentlewomen - M. Jeanne Peterson c1989

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    11. Language and class in Victorian England - K. C. Phillipps 1984

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    12. The descent of manners: etiquette, rules & the Victorians - E. A. W. St. George 1993

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  3. Agonistic Bodies 28 items
    1. Shocking bodies: life, death & electricity in Victorian England - Iwan Rhys Morus 2011

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    2. When passion reigned: sex and the Victorians - Patricia Anderson ©1995

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    3. Discipline and punish: the birth of the prison - Michel Foucault, Alison Sheridan 1991

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    4. The history of sexuality: Volume 1: The will to knowledge - Michel Foucault 1998

      Book Further reading

    5. The Governor and the Telegraph: Mental Management in British Natural Philosophy - Elizabeth Green Musselman

      Chapter Further reading

    6. The healthy body and Victorian culture - Bruce Haley 1978

      Book Further reading

    7. Sexuality - Lesley Hall

      Chapter Further reading

    8. The technology of orgasm: "hysteria", the vibrator, and women's sexual satisfaction - Rachel Maines 2001

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    9. The making of Victorian sexuality - Michael Mason 1994

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    10. The making of Victorian sexual attitudes - Michael Mason 1994

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    11. The science of woman: gynaecology and gender in England, 1800-1929 - Ornella Moscucci 1993

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    12. Nervous conditions: science and the body politic in early industrial Britain - Elizabeth Green Musselman, ebrary, Inc c2006 (electronic resource)

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    13. "Shattered nerves": doctors, patients, and depression in Victorian England - Janet Oppenheim 1991

      Book Further reading

    14. Sexual science: the Victorian construction of womanhood - Cynthia Eagle Russett, ebrary, Inc 1989 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    15. The Female malady: women, madness and English culture 1830-1980 - Elaine Showalter 1987(various printings)

      Book Further reading

    16. The corset: a cultural history - Valerie Steele 2003

      Book Further reading

    17. Sex, politics, and society: the regulation of sexuality since 1800 - Jeffrey Weeks 1989

      Book Further reading

  4. Public Spheres 47 items
    1. Victorian cities - Asa Briggs 1968

      Book Further reading

    2. Samuel Smiles: The Gospel of Self-help - Asa Briggs

      Chapter Further reading

    3. The spectacle of intimacy: a public life for the Victorian family - Karen Chase, Michael H. Levenson, ebrary, Inc c2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    4. The Idea of 'Character' in Victorian Political Thought - Stefan Collini 1985

      Article Further reading

    5. The Englishman and the foreigner - Michael Duffy 1986

      Book Further reading

    6. The condition of the working class in England - Friedrich Engels c2001 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    7. The Victorians and the visual imagination - Kate Flint 2000

      Book Further reading

    8. Illuminating the Expert-Consumer Relationship in Domestic Electricity - Graeme Gooday

      Chapter Further reading

    9. Muscular Christianity: embodying the Victorian Age - Donald E. Hall 1994

      Book Further reading

    10. The beautiful and the damned: the creation of identity in nineteenth century photography - Peter Hamilton, Roger Hargreaves, National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain) 2001

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    11. Democratic subjects: the self and the social in nineteenth-century England - Patrick Joyce 1994

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    12. The rule of freedom: liberalism and the modern city - Patrick Joyce 2003

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    13. Nobody's angels: middle-class women and domestic ideology in Victorian culture - Elizabeth Langland 1995

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    14. Consuming angels: advertising and Victorian women - Lori Anne Loeb, ebrary, Inc 1994 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    15. Lecturing in the Spatial Economy of Science - Bernard Lightman

      Chapter Further reading

    16. Faces of degeneration: a European disorder, c.1848-c.1918 - Daniel Pick 1993

      Book Further reading

    17. Rewriting the self: histories from the Renaissance to the present - Roy Porter 1997

      Book Further reading

    18. How to do things with books in Victorian Britain - Leah Price c2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    19. Mayhew's London: being selections from "London Labour and the London poor" - Henry Mayhew, Peter Quennell 1969

      Book Further reading

    20. SELF-HELP AND CIVIC CULTURE: CITIZENSHIP IN VICTORIAN BIRMINGHAM. - ANNE B. RODRICK

      Book Further reading available in NLW only

    21. Disenchanted night: the industrialization of light in the nineteenth century - Wolfgang Schivelbusch 1995

      Book Further reading

    22. How Scientific Conversation became Shop Talk - James Secord

      Chapter Further reading

    23. Visions of Science: Books and Readers at the Dawn of the Victorian Age - James A Secord 2015

      Book Further reading

    24. Imprint of the Raj: how fingerprinting was born in colonial India - Chandak Sengoopta 2003

      Book Further reading

    25. The Victorian underworld - Donald Thomas 1998

      Book Further reading

    26. Nature exposed: photography as eyewitness in Victorian science - Jennifer Tucker 2013

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    27. Behind closed doors: at home in Georgian England - Amanda Vickery c2009

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    28. Imagining the middle class: the political representation of class in Britain, c. 1780-1840 - Dror Wahrman c1995 (2003 printing)

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    29. Prostitution and Victorian society: women, class and the state - Judith R. Walkowitz 1982

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    30. City of dreadful delight: narratives of sexual danger in late-Victorian London - Judith R. Walkowitz c1992 (various printings)

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