Victorian Britain (Routledge Revivals)

An Encyclopedia

By Sally Mitchell

© 1988 – Routledge

986 pages

Purchasing Options:
Paperback: 9780415669726
pub: 2011-07-11
US Dollars$62.95
Hardback: 9780415668514
pub: 2011-04-15
US Dollars$380.00

About the Book

First published in 1988, this encyclopedia serves as an overview and point of entry to the complex interdisciplinary field of Victorian studies. The signed articles, which cover persons, events, institutions, topics, groups and artefacts in Great Britain between 1837 and 1901, have been written by authorities in the field and contain bibliographies to provide guidelines for further research. The work is intended for undergraduates and the general reader, and also as a starting point for graduates who wish to explore new fields.


'For all libraries' - Reference and Research Book News

'Wealth of information made very accessible … easy to consult and a pleasure to explore.' - Reference Books Bulletin

'This reference should be on high school shelves.' - The Book Report

'Belongs in public and academic libraries' - Wilson Library Bulletin

'This encyclopedia compares most favorably to many of the historical dictionaries and encyclopedias already published on this era' - CHOICE

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
HISTORY / Reference
HISTORY / Modern / 19th Century
REFERENCE / Encyclopedias