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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.
'An extremely helpful introduction to a period when Britain and its people underwent major transformations in virtually all aspects of public and private life … This encyclopedia compares most favorably to many of the historical dictionaries and encyclopedias already published on this era.' - CHOICE
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'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
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