Rethinking the Age of Reform
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Rethinking the Age of Reform by Arthur Burns
Book DescriptionThis book takes a look at the 'age of reform', from 1780 when reform became a common object of aspiration, to the 1830s - the era of the 'Reform Ministry' and of the Great Reform Act of 1832 - and beyond, when such aspirations were realized more frequently. It pays close attention to what contemporaries termed 'reform', identifying two strands, institutional and moral, which interacted in complex ways. Particular reforming initiatives singled out for attention include those targeting parliament, government, the law, the Church, medicine, slavery, regimens of self-care, opera, theatre, and art institutions, while later chapters situate British reform in its imperial and European contexts. An extended introduction provides a point of entry to the history and historiography of the period. The book will therefore stimulate fresh thinking about this formative period of British history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521823944
(228mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 13-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Arthur Burns
Rethinking the Age of Reform, Paperback (August 2007)
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St. Paul's, Hardback (April 2004)
This wide-ranging and comprehensive account is based on the most recent research and thinking about St Paul's and London, as well as the church in England. With 42 contributors, the book unites specialised studies with a series of historical overviews.
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An account of a neglected aspect of the history of the 19th-century Church of England: the reform of its diocesan structure. It illustrates how one of the most important institutions of Victorian England responded at a regional level to the pastoral challenge of a rapidly changing society.
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Author Biography - Arthur Burns
Arthur Burns is Senior Lecturer in History, King's College London. Joanna Innes is Fellow and Tutor in Modern History, Somerville College, Oxford, and Lecturer in Modern History, University of Oxford.
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