This is an engaging study of the place occupied by the City of London within British cultural life during the Victorian and Edwardian periods. Michie uses both literary and popular novels to examine socio-economic representations during this period.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Chapter 1 Capitalism and Culture: 1800–1856; Chapter 2 Financiers and Merchants, 1856–1870; Chapter 3 Damnation and Forgiveness, 1870–1885; Chapter 4 Avarice and Honesty, 1885–1895; Chapter 5 Gold and Greed, 1895–1900; Chapter 6 Money and Mansions, 1900–1910; Chapter 7 Wealth and Power, 1910–1914; Chapter 8 Conclusion: An Anti-Financial Culture?;
Ranald C. Michie