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English culture and the decline of the industrial spirit, 1850-1980 / Martin J. Wiener.

By: Wiener, Martin J.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004Edition: 2nd ed., new ed.Description: xviii, 217 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0521843766; 0521604796 (pbk.).Subject(s): Industrialization -- England -- History -- 19th century | Industrialization -- England -- History -- 20th century | Industries -- England -- History -- 19th century | Industries -- England -- History -- 20th century | Industries -- Social aspects -- England | England -- Civilization -- 19th century | England -- Civilization -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 942.08 WIE Online resources: Table of contents | Publisher description | Contributor biographical information | OCLC | Ebook Fulltext
Contents:
The Janus face of modern English culture -- Victorian society : accommodation and absorption -- A counterrevolution of values -- The "English way of life"? -- The wrong path? -- Images and politics -- The gentrification of the industrialist -- An overview and an assessment -- British retardation -- the limits of economic explanation.
Summary: Drawing upon a wide array of sources, Martin Wiener explores the English ambivalence to modern industrial society.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-209) and index.

The Janus face of modern English culture --
Victorian society : accommodation and absorption --
A counterrevolution of values --
The "English way of life"? --
The wrong path? --
Images and politics --
The gentrification of the industrialist --
An overview and an assessment --
British retardation --
the limits of economic explanation.

Drawing upon a wide array of sources, Martin Wiener explores the English ambivalence to modern industrial society.

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