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Captivating reading for students of Victorian history, literature, and culture, this volume brings together writings on industrialization to demonstrate the scope of responses-from wondrous celebration to apocalyptic horror-elicited by the advent and establishment of the factory system in nineteenth-century Britain. In this collection, familiar works by John Ruskin, Thomas Carlyle, and William Morris are joined by texts that have fallen into an undeserved obscurity, including selections by factory tourists, inspectors, critics, and workers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195148725
ISBN-10: 019514872X
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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