Youth of Darkest England: Working-Class Children at the Heart of Victorian Empire

Youth of Darkest England: Working-Class Children at the Heart of Victorian Empire

by Troy Boone

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415653459
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/15/2012
Series: Children's Literature and Culture Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Troy M. Boone is Assistant Professor of English and Acting Director of the Children's Literature Program at the University of Pittsburgh, US.

Table of Contents

Series Editor’s Foreword Awknowledgments List of Illustrations Introduction 1. Henry Mayhew’s Children of the Street 2. Class, Violence, and Mid-Victorian Penny Fiction: "Murder Made Familiar"? 3. Improving Penny Fiction: The "Ticklish Work" of Treasure Island 4. Remaking Lawless Lads and Liscentious Girls: The Salvation Army and the Regeneration of Empire 5. The Boy Scouts and the Working Classes 6. Patriot Games: Football and the First World War Notes Bibliography IndexBottom of Form 7

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