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Title Liberty and authority in Victorian Britain / edited by Peter Mandler.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.

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Subject Sociological jurisprudence -- Congresses.
Liberty -- Congresses.
Authority -- Congresses.
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901 -- Congresses.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Alt Name Mandler, Peter.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 254 pages)
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
The origins of this book lie in the conference, 'Locating the Victorians, ' organized by the Science Museum and held 12-15 July 2001 as part of the South Kensington extravaganza marking the 150th anniversary of the Great Exhibition and the 100th of the death of Queen Victoria.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: state and society in Victorian Britain / Peter Mandler -- The powers of the Victorian state / Philip Harling -- The Victorian state in comparative perspective / Peter Baldwin -- Liberalism and liberty / J.P. Parry -- Radicalism and liberty / E.F. Biagini -- Women and liberty / Helen Rogers -- The authority of the law / Margot C. Finn -- The authority of the church / Arthur Burns -- Market disciplines / Paul Johnson -- Moral disciplines / Boyd Hilton.
Summary Victorian Britain is often considered as the high point of 'laissez-faire', the place and the time when people were most 'free' to make their own lives without the aid or interference of the State. This book, by leading historians of nineteenth-century state and society, asks to what extent that was true and, to the extent that it was, how it worked. - ;Victorian Britain is often considered as the high point of 'laissez-faire', the place and the time when people were most 'free' to make their own lives without the aid or interference of the State. This book explores the truth of that assumptio.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780191533860 (electronic bk.)
0191533866 (electronic bk.)
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9781281370211
9780191699511
0191699519
9786611370213
6611370218
019927133X (acid-free paper)
9780199271337
ISBN/ISSN 9786611370213
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OCLC # 427509036
Additional Format Print version: Liberty and authority in Victorian Britain. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006 (DLC) 2006018898