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'Must be regarded as an important step in rescuing Edwardian history from what he rightly calls "an academic limbo" ... combines the qualities of readability, breadth of focus, willingness to explain.' - TES
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The Edwardians

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Overview

'Must be regarded as an important step in rescuing Edwardian history from what he rightly calls "an academic limbo" ... combines the qualities of readability, breadth of focus, willingness to explain.' - TES
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203413203
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/19/1992
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 1,121,414
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

List of plates
Preface to the second edition
Preface to the first edition
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Note on the interview method in social history
Pt. I Dimensions of inequality
1 Money 3
2 Sustenance 9
3 Country and Town 24
4 Childhood 37
5 Youth 49
6 Men and Women: Adulthood and Old Age 59
Pt. II Edwardians
7 Upper and Middle Class 73
8 The Borderline 89
9 Working Class: The Skilled 103
10 Working Class: The Semi-Skilled 120
11 The Poor 137
Pt. III Instruments of change
12 The Economy 151
13 Escape 164
14 Identity and Power 180
15 Solidarity 195
16 Politics 210
17 The Edwardian Crisis 226
18 War 250
Pt. IV The outcome
19 The Standard of Life 265
20 Family 273
21 Class 284
22 Theory and Practice 293
Notes 314
Note on further reading 326
Index 333
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