De-Moralization of Society: From Victorian Virtues to Modern Valuesby Gertrude Himmelfarb
Pub. Date: 04/28/1995
Publisher: Institute of Economic Affairs
As the debate over values grows ever more divisive, one of the most eminent historians of the Victorian era reminds readers that values are no substitute for virtuesand that the Victorian considered hard work, thrift, respectability, and charity virtues essential to a worthwhile life. "An elegant, literate defense of ninteenth-century English mores and morals."New York.
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