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Culture and Society in Britain 1850-1890: A Source Book of Contemporary Writings

Culture and Society in Britain 1850-1890: A Source Book of Contemporary Writings - John M. Golby Preface
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I Historical and Social Background
--A speech by Prince Albert at a banquet at the Mansion House, London (1850)
--Thomas Babington Macaulay's diary (1 May 1851)
--Letter from the Duchess of Gloucester to Queen Victoria (2 May 1851)
--Letter from Queen Victoria to the King of the Belgians (3 May 1851)
--The Great Exhibition (17 May 1851)
--Henry Mayhew, (a) 'Of the Earnings of Costermongers' (1851); (b) 'Prostitution among Needlewomen' (1849)
--From the Report of Leonard Horner, Factory Inspector, to Lord Palmerston, Home Secretary (1852)
--Karl Marx, Speech on the fourth anniversary of the 'People's Paper', London (14 April 1856)
--J. D. Milne, from 'The Industrial and Social Position of Women' (1857)
--Notes by the Chief Constable of Staffordshire of a Meeting of Colliers held at Horsley Heath, Staffordshire (30 August 1858)
--Karl Marx, from the Preface to 'A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy' (1859)
--Children's Employment Commission, from the Second Report (1864)
--R. Dudley Baxter, from 'National Income' (1868)
--Letter from S. C. Nicholson and W. H. Wood to Secretaries of Trades' Councils, Federations of Trades, and Trade Societies (16 April 1868)
--From Majority Report of the Royal Commission on Trade Unions (1867-9)
--Hannah Cullwick's Diary (1 January 1871)
--From Report of Alexander Redgrave, Factory Inspector, to the Rt. Hon. H. A. Bruce, Home Secretary (1871)
--Emma Paterson, from 'The Organisation of Women's Industry' (April 1879)
--T. H. S. Escott, from 'England: Her People, Polity and Pursuits' (1879)
--From William Ewart Gladstone's speech at Liverpool (28 June 1886)

II Religion: Conformity and Controversy
--Edward Miall, from 'The British Churches in Relation to the British People' (1849)
--Letter from Lord John Russell to the Bishop of Durham (4 November 1850)
--Horace Mann, from the 'Report on the Religious Census' (1851)
--Letter from Charles Darwin to Asa Gray (22 May 1860)
--Frederic Harrison, from 'Neo-Christianity' (October 1860)
--Samuel Wilberforce, from a response to 'Essays and Reviews' (January 1861)
--Arthur Stanley, from a response to 'Essays and Reviews' (April 1861)
--Charles Darwin, from 'Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication' (1868)
--Charles Darwin, from 'Autobiography' (c. 1880)
--From lecture by W. K. Clifford on 'Body and Mind', delivered to the Sunday Lecture Society (1 November 1874)
--Alfred Tennyson, from 'In Memoriam' (1850)
--Robert Browning, 'How it Strikes a Contemporary' (1852)
--Christina Rossetti, Poems: 'A Birthday' (1862); 'A Better Resurrection' (1862); 'If Only' (1866)
--Algernon C. Swinburne, 'A Forsaken Garden' (1876-8)
--Gerard Manley Hopkins, Poems: 'God's Grandeur' (1877); 'Pied Beauty' (1877), 'Binsey Poplars' (1879); 'Duns Scotus's Oxford' (1879); '(Carrion Comfort)' (1855); 'No Worst...' (1885); 'Thou Art Indeed Just...' (1889)

III Moral Values and the Social Order
--John Stuart Mill, from 'On the logic of the Moral Sciences' (1843)
--Arthur Hugh Clough, 'Each for Himself is Still the Rule' (1852)
--Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 'Lord Walter's Wife' (1862)
--Letter from John Ruskin to The Times (25 May 1854)
--Samuel Smiles, from 'Self-Help' (1859)
--Ford Madox Brown, on 'Work' (1865)
--John Ruskin, from 'Sesame and Lilies' (1865)
--From sermon preached by Henry Liddon (9 June 1876)
--George Eliot, from 'Daniel Deronda' (1876)
--John Stuart Mill, from 'Principals of Political Economy (1848): (a) Property; (b) The Probable Future of the Labouring Classes; (c) Co-operatives; (d) Socialism
--William Morris, from 'Useful Work Versus Useless Toil' (1885)
--William Morris, from 'How I Became a Socialist' (16 June 1894)

IV Culture: Production, Consumption and Status
--Letters from John Ruskin to The Times: (a) 13 May 1851; (b) 30 May 1851
--Reviews of the 1852 Royal Academy Exhibition: (a) The Private View, The Times (1 May 1852); (b) The Times (14 May 1852); (c) The Athenaeum (22 May 1852)
--Letter from Lowell Mason (September 1852)
--John Ruskin, from 'The Nature of Gothic' (1853)
--John Ruskin, from 'The Opening of the Crystal Palace Considered in Some of its Relations to the Prospects of Art' (1854)
--Charles Dickens, from 'On Strike' (11 February 1854)
--J. Ewing Ritchie, from 'The Night Side of London' (1857)
--Karl Marx, from 'Introduction to the Critique of Political Economy' (1857)
--Mrs Isabella Beeton, from 'Beeton's Book of Household Management' (1859-61)
--Robert Kerr, from 'The Battle of the Styles', a paper read at the Architectural Exhibition (1860)
--Evidence given by Mr Daniel Saunders to the Select Committee on Theatrical Licences and Regulation of Music Halls (1866)
--Thomas Wright, from 'Some Habits and Customs of the Working Classes by a Journeyman Engineer' (1867)
--Matthew Arnold, from 'Culture and Anarchy' (1869)
--George Henry Lewes, from 'Dickens in Relation to Criticism' (February 1872)
--From 'Holidays and How to Keep Them' (6 July 1872)
--Walter Pater, from 'The Renaissance' (1873)
--Thomas Wright, from 'Our New Masters' (1873)
--George Bernard Shaw: (a) A Concert (28 February 1877); (b) The Handel Festival (4 July 1877)
--Anthony Trollope, from 'An Autobiography' (1883)
--The Inauguration of the Royal College of Music (1 June 1883)
--William Morris, from 'The Worker's Share of Art' (April 1885)
--William Morris, from 'Education Today' (June 1888)
--George Bernard Shaw: (a) 'How Handel is Sung' (3 January 1889); (b) Music in Bow (21 February 1889); (c) Music and Society (6 December 1889)
--James Abbott McNeill Whistler, from 'The Gentle Art of Making Enemies' (1890)
--George Bernard Shaw, 'The Messiah' (21 January 1891)

V The Representation of the People
--Harriet Taylor Mill, from 'Enfranchisement of Women' (July 1851)
--Florence Nightingale, from 'Cassandra' (1852)
--Speech by Thomas Babington Macaulay at Edinburgh (2 November 1852)
--John Stuart Mill, from 'Of the Extension of the Suffrage' (1861)
--From the Representation of the People Act (1867)
--George Eliot, from 'Address to Working Men by Felix Holt' (January 1868)
--From speech by Benjamin Disraeli at Manchester (3 April 1872)
--Walter Bagehot, from 'The English Constitution' (1872)
--From the Representation of the People Act (1884)
--Letter from William Ewart Gladstone to Queen Victoria (25 February 1886)

VI Town and Country
--Friedrich Engels, from 'The Condition of the Working Class in England' (1845)
--Reverend Francis Kilvert's Diary (6 May 1870)
--J. T. Emmett, from 'The State of English Architecture' (April 1872)
--Thomas Hardy, from 'Under the Greenwood Tree' (1872)
--From speech of Joseph Chamberlain as Mayor of Birmingham (13 January 1874)
--Richard Jefferies, from 'Hodge and his Masters' (1880)
--Thomas Hardy, from 'The Dorsetshire Labourer' (July 1883)
--General William Booth, from 'In Darkest England and the Way Out' (1890)
--William Morris, from 'News from Nowhere' (1890)
--Matthew Arnold, 'The Scholar-Gipsy' (1853)
--William Barnes, Poems: 'Sound o' Water' (1859); 'Hallowed Pleaces' (1859); 'Our Fathers' Works' (1859)
--William Morris, 'The Message of the March Wind' (1886)
--George Meredith, 'Earth's Secret' (1883)
--Thomas Hardy, 'In a Wood' (1887)

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