Victorian People

 

Victorian People

Victorian People

by Asa Briggs

A Reassessment of Persons and Themes 1851-67: John Arthur Roebuck and the Crimean War – Trollope, Bagehot and English Constitution – Samuel Smiles and the Gospel of Work – Thomas Hughes and the Public Schools – Robert Applegarth and the Trade Unions – John Bright and the Creed of Reform – Robert Lowe and the Fear of Democracy – Benjamin Disraeli and the Leap in the Dark – The Crystal Palace and the Men of 1851. Paperback, pp320.

VG+ (edges rubbed, previous owner’s inscription to flyleaf, otherwise very clean).

Pelican, 1967

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