Churchmen and the Condition of England 1832-1885
A study in the development of social ideas and practice from the Old Regime to the Modern State
First published in 1973, this work demonstrates how the English churchmen of the nineteenth century moved from a firmly entrenched position in the old social hierarchy to a less definable and insecure position under the rule of the collectivist State run by a professional workforce.
Dr Kitson Clark explores the many questions po
Table of Contents
Preface; Introduction; Phase I: The Old Regime to 1832; 1. The Old Order of Society 2. Church and State before 1832; Phase II: Mid-Century 1832-65; 3. Church, State and Society after 1832 4. The Mid Nineteenth-Century Parson: The Education of the People 5. The Mid Nineteenth-Century Parson: The Governmental Order 6. The Mid Nineteenth-Century Parson: The Social Order (1) 7. The Mid Nineteenth-Century Parson: The Social Order (2); Phase III: Democracy and Collectivism 1865-85; 8. Parliamentary Reform, Social Change and Collectivism 9. The Problems of the Countryside 10. The Problems of the Town 11. The Dismal Society and its Enemies 12. The New Leviathan; Index
G. Kitson Clark