Golden Age of the British Aristocracy

Golden Age of the British Aristocracy

by Zsuzsanna Krakker


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Aristocracy of Britain: a hereditary, historical group in leader position through centuries. Thousands of literature writings, scientific publications, document films and also movies are available nowadays to awake interests about these people. The golden age for this exclusive group was the 19th century, when Britain reached her peak as industrial power and became one of the largest empires that world have ever known. This work is based on a contrast: a country gave the model of industrialization was ruled by the representatives of an old age that must be disappearing.This paradox theme suggests a lot of exciting questions and the aim was to find clear, logical, objective and sometimes surprising answers in the contemporary and modern historical, economical and sociological works.
A wide screen of aristocratic life conditions is reviewed in the book: members of the elite, ranks, possession, relations and ties, education, acceptable professions, economic background, political power, leisure and social activities. The Victorian Age was the stage for their performance, the hectic and also nostalgic time which gave birth to a new ideal - the gentleman.

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ISBN-13: 9783836492669
Publisher: KS Omniscriptum Publishing
Publication date: 08/08/2008
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.13(d)

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