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Published: 31 March 2020

320 Pages

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781789620313

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Middle-Class Life in Victorian Belfast

Alice Johnson

Liverpool University Press

Reappraisals in Irish History LUP

  • Fills a major gap in the modest literature on pre-twentieth century Belfast
  • A fresh and original look at Irish history, focusing on a place and time that have been neglected by social historians
  • A substantial contribution to British urban history as it reconstructs the social and cultural world of an industrial city's upper middle classes between the 1830s and the 1880s
  • Based on extensive primary material, offering new, interesting and original insights into the bourgeoisie in nineteenth-century Ireland
  • Examines the inner life of the Victorian bourgeois family, including the private lives of mothers, fathers, wives, husbands and children