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Author Roberts, David, 1923-
Title The social conscience of the early Victorians / F. David Roberts.
Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2002.

Author Roberts, David, 1923-
Subject Paternalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Charities -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Social policy -- History -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource (x, 569 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 471-545) and index.
Contents The idea of paternalism -- Paternalism made popular -- The practice of paternalism -- The triumph of political economy -- The impact of political economy -- Sacred property and divine providence -- Self-reliance -- Voluntarism -- Philanthropy -- Humanitarianism -- The sources of humanitarianism -- Vested, class, and self-interest -- Government a vast evil -- The inexorable growth of government -- The idea of a paternal government -- The idea of a utilitarian state.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1417501448 (electronic bk.)
9781417501441 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 54893357
Additional Format Print version: Roberts, David, 1923- Social conscience of the early Victorians. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2002 0804745323 (DLC) 2002004730 (OCoLC)49421605

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