By (author) Owen Chadwick
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Victorian Miniature by Owen Chadwick
Book DescriptionNancy Mitford once observed that some of the most bitter personal clashes of all time have been 'between the Manor and the Vicarage'. Owen Chadwick's Victorian Miniature paints a detailed cameo of nineteenth-century English rural life, in the extraordinary battle of wills between squire and parson in a Norfolk village. Both the evangelical clergyman and the squire, proudly conscious of his Huguenot ancestry, were passionate diarists, and their two journals open up a fascinating double perspective on the events which exposed their clash of personalities. The result is a narrative that is at once deeply informative about Victorian class distinctions, rural customs and festivities, and richly entertaining in a manner worthy of Trollope.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521422512
(216mm x 138mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 2-May-1991
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Owen Chadwick
Newman, Paperback (September 2010)
In this classic short study, reissued with a new preface to celebrate Newman's beatification, Owen Chadwick examines the many aspects of Newman's thought and writings, especially his views about faith, knowledge, and education.
Catholicism and History, Paperback (January 2009)
This important study of how new attitudes and techniques of history affected the Church will interest documentalists and general readers as well as ecclesiastical and general historians.
John Cassian, Paperback (September 2008)
John Cassian is a study of the fifth-century monk who was one of the founders of western monasticism.
Early Reformation on the Continent, Paperback (July 2003)» View all books by Owen Chadwick
The Early Reformation on the Continent offers a fresh look at the formative years of the European Reformation and the origins of Protestant faith and practice. The reader is taken back to the origins and development of each topic examined and given an authoritative, accessible, and informative account.
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