Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 October 1986

320 Pages | halftones

ISBN: 9780198711124

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Culture and Society in Britain 1850-1890

A Source Book of Contemporary Writings

Edited by J. M. Golby

Although in 1850 Britain was the most prosperous industrial country in the world, confidence in the empire was not shared by all. Reflected in this source book are 19th-century Briton's fears about rapid scientific, technological, and social change--industrialization which promised material advances while threatening to dehumanize the workplace.