By Peter Mandler, Susan Pedersen, Afterword by Simon Schama Center for European Studies Harvard University
After the Victorians, by using biography, explores how twentieth century British intellectuals how 20th century British intellectuals and social reformers sought to conform Victorian values to fashionable stipulations, by utilizing individuals: Peter Mandler, Susan Pedersen, Seth Koven, Jeffrey Cox, Standish Meacham, Peter Stansky, F. M. Leventhal, Peter Clarke, D. L. LeMahieu, Chris Waters, Simon Schama.
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14 The phrasing is David Rubinstein’s, A Different World for Women: The Life of Millicent Garrett Fawcett, Hemel Hempstead, Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1991, pp. 116–17. , The Victorian Revolution: Government and Society in Victoria’s Britain, New York, New Viewpoints, 1973, pp. 323–53. 16 Richard Shannon, The Crisis of Imperialism 1865–1915, London, Hart-Davis MacGibbon, 1974, p. 276. , Greenwood Press, 1980. 18 Peter Clarke’s treatment in Liberals and Social Democrats (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1978) skips from the details of the 1910 budget, which the New Liberal Nation supported as a matter of policy, to the outbreak of war in 1914; but the change of tone in politics in the intervening years, even if exaggerated by Dangerfield, can’t be disregarded altogether.
21 Claire Hirshfield, “Fractured Faith: Liberal Party Women and the Suffrage Issue in Britain, 1892–1914,Z Gender and History, vol 2, Summer 1990, pp. 173–9. Hobson, but the juxtaposition is Clarke’s, Liberals and Social Democrats, p. 135. , The Post-Victorians, London, Ivor Nicholson & Watson, 1933, p. 560. 24 On the Liberal defections to Labour, see Martin Pugh, The Making of Modern British Politics, Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 1982, pp. 216–20. 25 George Orwell, Burmese Days, New York, Harper Brothers, 1934.
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After the Victorians: Private Conscience and Public Duty in Modern Britain by Peter Mandler, Susan Pedersen, Afterword by Simon Schama Center for European Studies Harvard University