Radical Victorians

CORE TEXTS

  • Steinbach, S. L. (2016) Understanding the Victorians: Politics, Culture and Society in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Second Edition (Routledge)

FOUNDATION TEXTS

  • Abbot, P. & Walmsley, N. (1999) British Airships in Pictures: An Illustrated History 1784-1998 (House of Lochar)
  • Boyd, K. and McWilliam, R. [Eds.] (2007) The Victorian Studies Reader (Routledge)
  • Brook, R. (1983) Huddersfield Corporation Tramways (Roy Brook)
  • Burckhardt, T. (1997) Alchemy: Science of the Cosmos, Science of the Soul (Fons Vitae)
  • Carpenter, M. (2009) Health, Medicine, and Society in Victorian England (Praeger Publishers Inc)
  • Faulk, B. J. (2014) Music Hall & Modernity: Late Victorian Discovery Of Popular Culture (Ohio University Press)
  • Gandhi, L. (2006) Affective Communities: Anticolonial Thought, Fin De Siècle Radicalism and the Politics of Friendship (Duke University Press)
  • Geaves, R. (2010) Islam in Victorian Britain: The Life and Times of Abdullah Quilliam (Kube Publishing Ltd)
  • Hall, C. & Rose, S. [Eds.] (2006) At Home With The Empire (Cambridge University Press)
  • Humphries, J. (2011) Childhood and Child Labour in the British Industrial Revolution (Cambridge University Press)
  • Knight, F. (2015) Victorian Christianity at the Fin de Siècle: The Culture of English Religion in a Decadent Age (I. B. Tauris)
  • Ledger, S. & Luckhurst, R. [Eds.] (2000) The Fin de Siècle: A Reader in Cultural History, c.1880-1900 (Oxford University Press)
  • Marshall, G. [Ed.] (2007) The Cambridge Companion to the Fin de Siècle (Cambridge University Press)
  • Owen, A. (2004) The Place of Enchantment: British Occultism and the Culture of the Modern (University of Chicago Press)
  • Singleton, F. (2009) Industrial Revolution in Yorkshire (Dalesman)
  • Steinbach, S. L. (2005) Women in England 1760-1914: A Social History (W&N)
  • Taylor, B. (2016) Eve and the New Jerusalem: Socialism and Feminism in the Nineteenth Century (Virago)
  • Teasdale, V. (2004) Huddersfield Mills (Wharncliffe Books)

ADDITIONAL READING

  • Bairsto, R. (2015) The British Dentist (Shire Publications)
  • Barrow, L. (1986) Independent Spirits: Spiritualism and the English Plebeians, 1850-1910 (Routledge)
  • Basu, S. (2010) Victoria and Abdul (The History Press)
  • Bolt, C. (2010) Victorian Attitudes to Race (Routledge)
  • Bown, N. and Burdett, C. [Eds.] (2004) The Victorian Supernatural (Cambridge University Press)
  • Brunskill, I. (2007) The Times Great Victorian Lives (Times Books)
  • Burton, A. (1998) At the Heart of the Empire: Indians and the Colonial Encounter in Late-Victorian Britain (University of California Press)
  • Clegg, H. A. et al (1964) A History of Trade Unions Since 1889 (Oxford University Press)
  • Cook, C. & Keith, B. (1975) British Historical Facts 1830-1900 (MacMillan)
  • Engels, F. (1845/2009) The Condition of the Working Class in England (Oxford University Press)
  • Ferry, K. (2012) The Victorian Home (Shire Publications)
  • Gerzina, G. (2003) Black Victorians/Black Victoriana (Rutgers University Press)
  • Gill, A. (1995) Ruling Passions: Sex, Race, and Empire (BBC Books)
  • Hannavy, J. (2009) The Victorians and Edwardians at Play (Shire Publications)
  • Harwood, J. (2009) Victoria's Final Decade - 1890s (Readers Digest)
  • Hayman, R. (2016) Coal Mining in Britain (Shire Publications)
  • Higgs, S. (2014) A Visitor's Guide to Victorian England (Pen & Sword Books Ltd)
  • Horn, P. (1989) The Victorian and Edwardian Schoolchild (Alan Sutton)
  • Jackson, H. (1913/1988) The 1890s (Cresset Library)
  • Kellett, A. (1994) The Yorkshire Dictionary of Dialect, Tradition, and Folklore (Smith Settle)
  • Knight, D. (2009) Science in the 19th Century: The Making of Modern Science (Polity Press)
  • Larsen, T. (2011) A People of the Book: The Bible and the Victorians (Oxford University Press)
  • May, T. (1999) Victorian and Edwardian Cabs (Shire Publications)
  • May, T. (2011) Victorian Factory Life (Shire Publications)
  • McLeod, H. (1996) Religion and Society in England, 1850-1914 (Palgrave Macmillan)
  • Meadows, C. (2000) The Victorian Ironmonger (Shire Publications)
  • Mitchell, S. (2008) Daily Life in Victorian England: Revised Edition (Greenwood Press)
  • Morus, I. R. (2011) Shocking Bodies (The History Press)
  • O'Gorman, F. [Ed.] (2010) The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Culture (Cambridge University Press)
  • Owen, A. (1989) The Darkened Room: Women, Power, and Spiritualism in Late Victorian England (Virago)
  • Parker, J. (2007) 'England's Darling': The Victorian Cult of Alfred the Great (Manchester University Press)
  • Paxman, J. (2009) The Victorians: Britain through the Paintings of the Age (Random House)
  • Perkin, J. (1993) Victorian Women (John Murray)
  • Porter, B. (1987) The Origins of the Vigilant State: The London Metropolitan Police Special Branch Before the First World War (Weidenfield & Nicolson)
  • R. Routledge (1890/1989) Discoveries and Inventions of the 19th Century (Bracken Books)
  • Rutherford, S. (2008) The Victorian Asylum (Shire Publications Ltd)
  • Sacks, J. (2010) Victorian Childhood (Shire Publications)
  • Scotland, N. (2007) Squires in the Slums: Settlements and Missions in Late Victorian Britain (I.B.Tauris)
  • Shrimpton, J. (2016) Victorian Fashion (Shire Publications)
  • Sturgis, M. (1995) Passionate Attitudes: The English Decadence of the Eighteen Nineties (MacMillan)
  • Sussman, H. (2009) Victorian Technology (Praeger)
  • Sweet, M. (2001) Inventing the Victorians (Faber)
  • Thompson, E. P. (2013) The Making of the English Working Class (Penguin)
  • Todd, N. (2015) Roses and Revolutionists: The Story of the Clousden Hill Free Communist and Co-Operative Colony 1894-1902 (Five Leaves Publications)
  • Vipont, E. (1959) Ackworth School (Lutterworth Press)
  • Williams, S. C. (1999) Religious Belief and Popular Culture in Southwark c.1880-1939 (Clarendon Press)

 

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