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Before WildeSex between Men in Britain's Age of Reform

Before Wilde: Sex between Men in Britain's Age of Reform

Charles Upchurch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258532
eISBN:
9780520943582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258532.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines changing perceptions of sex between men in early Victorian Britain, a significant yet surprisingly little explored period in the history of Western sexuality. Looking at the ... More

France, the United States, and the Algerian War

France, the United States, and the Algerian War

Irwin Wall

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225343
eISBN:
9780520925687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225343.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book unravels the intertwining threads of the protracted agony of France's war with Algeria, the American role in the fall of the Fourth Republic, the long shadow of Charles de Gaulle, and the ... More

Governing SystemsModernity and the Making of Public Health in England, 1830-1910

Governing Systems: Modernity and the Making of Public Health in England, 1830-1910

Tom Crook

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290341
eISBN:
9780520964549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290341.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Victorian England has long been recognized as one of the “homes” of modern public health, influencing developments in Europe, the United States and, eventually, much beyond. Recent scholarship, ... More

Madness at HomeThe Psychiatrist, the Patient, and the Family in England, 1820-1860

Madness at Home: The Psychiatrist, the Patient, and the Family in England, 1820-1860

Akihito Suzuki

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245808
eISBN:
9780520932210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245808.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The history of psychiatric institutions and the psychiatric profession is by now familiar: asylums multiplied in nineteenth-century England and psychiatry established itself as a medical specialty ... More

The Perreaus and Mrs. RuddForgery and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century London

The Perreaus and Mrs. Rudd: Forgery and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century London

Donna Andrew

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220621
eISBN:
9780520923706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220621.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book tells the remarkable story of a complex forgery uncovered in London in 1775. The Perreau-Rudd case—filled with scandal, deceit, and mystery—preoccupied a public hungry for sensationalism. ... More

Pulling the Devil's Kingdom DownThe Salvation Army in Victorian Britain

Pulling the Devil's Kingdom Down: The Salvation Army in Victorian Britain

Pamela Walker

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225916
eISBN:
9780520925854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225916.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Those people in uniforms who ring bells and raise money for the poor during the holiday season belong to a religious movement that in 1865 combined early feminism, street preaching, holiness ... More

Slum TravelersLadies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Ellen Ross (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Late-nineteenth-century Britain saw the privileged classes forsake society balls and gatherings to turn their considerable resources to investigating and relieving poverty. By the 1890s at least half ... More

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