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Author Grube, Dennis.
Title At the Margins of Victorian Britain : Politics, Immorality and Britishness in the Nineteenth Century.
Imprint London : I.B. Tauris, 2013.

Author Grube, Dennis.
Series Library of Victorian studies ; v. 7.
International library of twentieth century history ; 54.
Library of Victorian studies ; 7.
International library of twentieth century history ; 54.
Subject Marginality, Social -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Minorities -- Civil rights -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Discrimination -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Prejudices -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource (232 pages).
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Note Print version record.
Contents Acknowledgements; abbreviations; 1. introduction: britishness and the other; 2. british law and the irish other; 3. ireland on trial: the parnell experience; 4. british jews: the search for equality; 5. the politics of atheism; 6. roman catholics: the enduring 'other'; 7. the new jewish threat; 8. 'un-british' women: the problem of prostitution; 9. containing deviance: the legal limits of male sexuality; 10. conclusion; notes; bibliography; index.
Summary Victorian Britain, at the head of the vast British Empire, was the wealthiest and most powerful country in the world. Yet many of its citizens were denied basic civil rights. At the Margins of Victorian Britain focuses on the political means of policing unwanted 'others' in Victorian society: the Irish, Catholics and Jews, atheists, prostitutes and homosexuals. In this groundbreaking study, Dennis Grube details the laws and conventions which were legally and culturally enforced in order to bar these 'others' from gaining power and influence in Victorian Britain. Utilizing a wide-ranging analys.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780857722577 (electronic bk.)
0857722573 (electronic bk.)
9781780763446 (print)
OCLC # 855969868
Additional Format Print version: Grube, Dennis. At the Margins of Victorian Britain : Politics, Immorality and Britishness in the Nineteenth Century. London : I.B. Tauris, ©2013 9781780763446.


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