Victorian England Aspects of English and Imperial History 1837-1901
This clear and thought-provoking examination of the years from Queen Victoria's accession to the close of the century, pays particular attention to the post-1875 period.
`... compulsive reading ... providing a balanced appraisal of changing values and ideas in Victorian society with some close attention to political affairs, diplomatic history and imperialism. The author ... has produced a model work which brings the dead hand of the typical textbook writer to life: the student will surely enjoy the verve, pace and the occasional flourish.' - Times Education Supplement