Selected as an 'Outstanding Academic Title' in the 2008 CHOICE awards, The Victorian Studies Reader gathers together, in one volume, some of the key pieces on Victorian history, society and culture. The book draws on new trends in looking at the Victorian Age and includes sections on:
The Victorian Studies Reader is a rich resource, essential for all those studying this important period of history.
"For Victorianists, this is a welcome collection of significant articles or book excerpts written after 1980 that reflect important trends in broader interdisciplinary Victorian studies. … This is a book to educate (and update) both students and professors, who are likely to keep returning to it." -- CHOICE April 2008 Vol. 45 (P.T. Smith, Saint Joseph's University)
1. Rethinking the Victorians 2. Periodization 3. Economy 4. Consumerism and Material Culture 5. Society and Class 6. Space 7. Politics High and Low 8. Morality 9. Intellectual History 10. Religion 11. Science 12. Gender 13. Sexuality 14. Monarchy 15. Race, Empire and National Identity