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Manchester in the Victorian Age

the halfknown city

by Gary S. Messinger

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Published by Manchester University Press in Manchester, UK, Dover, N.H .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Manchester (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Manchester (England)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGary S. Messinger.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA690.M4 M57 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 211 p. :
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3024795M
      ISBN 100719018145, 0719018439
      LC Control Number85005141

        In Angel Meadow: Victorian Britain’s Most Savage Slum, author Dean Kirby provides the history of not only the slum that was Angel Meadow but the Victorian era and the city of Manchester. The history and the shocking events that took place at Angel Meadow have been researched and painstakingly documented. Victorian morality is a distillation of the moral views of the middle class in 19th century Britain, the Victorian era.. Victorian values emerged in all classes and reached all facets of Victorian living. The values of the period—which can be classed as religion, morality, Evangelicalism, industrial work ethic, and personal improvement—took root in Victorian morality.

        The Public Culture of the Victorian Middle Class. Ritual and Authority in the English Industrial City, by Simon Gunn, (Manchester University Press, ) Class edited by .   BUY FROM PEN & SWORD BOOKS. C rime and punishment in the Victorian era were harsh. The smallest of offenses for Victorian criminals could see them in prison for months to years. In the years between and , Britain saw an influx of prisons being built, around 90 in total, designed to hold British prisoners on British soil instead of sending them abroad.

      In Victorian Manchester, extreme wealth lived side-by-side with extreme poverty. It was the ‘shock city’ of the Victorian age. This walk focuses on understanding the living conditions for ordinary working class people in Victorian Manchester. The people who worked in the mills and factories and who lived in slums on the edge of the central. Interesting Facts About the Victorian Era and Victorians Queen Victoria was the Head of State in Britain and the British Colonies from June 20th, until her death on January 22nd, Thus, those living in Britain and in areas with British influence came to be referred to as Victorians.


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Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Your request to send this item has been completed. Manchester – Mapping the City features more than maps, land surveys, engineering plans and birds-eye views, which chart the dramatic growth and transformation of Manchester as it grew rich on its cotton trade from the late 18th century, experienced periods of boom and bust through the Victorian period, and began its post-industrial transformation in the 20th century.

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