Railways and the Victorian Imagination

Railways and the Victorian Imagination

by Michael Freeman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300079702

ISBN-13: 9780300079708

Pub. Date: 11/28/1999

Publisher: Yale University Press

This book offers a new cultural history of the railway age in Britain. As the newly constructed railways transformed the landscape and the economics of nineteenth-century Britain, they transformed the very culture itself, and this richly illustrated account records and illuminates that transformation.  See more details below

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This book offers a new cultural history of the railway age in Britain. As the newly constructed railways transformed the landscape and the economics of nineteenth-century Britain, they transformed the very culture itself, and this richly illustrated account records and illuminates that transformation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300079708
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
8.71(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
Prologue
Introduction9
1Death of the Old Order?27
2The 'March of Intellect'57
3Capital91
4Urbanization121
5Territory149
6Labour173
7Education and Social Reproduction195
8Representations in Art215
Epilogue241
Notes246
Picture Credits259
Index260

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