+ ~ -
 

Results 1 - 6 of 6 Article Index

    A?BCDEFGHIJKLMNOPRSTUVWY
Article icon.
Read me now! Export to PDF, including full article record, author information, and annotation.
Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Leading Article i
Subjects Crimean War, 1853-1856
Great Britain—Armed Forces; Militias
Great Britain—Politics and Government
Great Britain—Social Life and Customs
Law; Lawyers; Justice; Courts; Trials
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 689

The 'famous golden calf' Dickens refers to in paragraph 2 was George Hudson, the so-called 'Railway King', who had been much courted by the upper classes anxious to obtain shares during the 'railway mania' of 1844-1847 (see Punch cartoon, 'King Hudson's Levee', 29 November 1845) and became MP for Sunderland in 1845.

Read more...

Article icon.
Read me now! Export to PDF, including full article record, author information, and annotation.
Author Eliza Lynn Linton
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Medical care; Nursing; Hospitals; Hospital Care; Surgery; Medicine; Physicians
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 562

Article icon.

Coats and Trousers

3/11/1855

Read me now! Export to PDF, including full article record, author information, and annotation.
Author Samuel Sidney
Genre Prose: Report i
Subjects Commercial Products (Commodities); Material Culture; Shopping; Advertising
Europe—Commerce
Fashion; Fashion History; Clothing and Dress; Millinery; Textile Crafts; Textile Design; Cotton; Cotton Manufacture
Great Britain—Commerce
Manufacturing processes; Manufacturing; Factories; Factory Management; Industrial Waste
Race; Racism; Ethnicity; Anthropology; Ethnography
United States—Commerce
World—Commerce
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 582

Article icon.
Read me now! Export to PDF, including full article record, author information, and annotation.
Author Malcolm Ronald Laing Meason
Genre Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Subjects Crimean War, 1853-1856
Great Britain—Armed Forces; Militias
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 585

Article icon.

The Porcupine Club

3/11/1855

Read me now! Export to PDF, including full article record, author information, and annotation.
Author Edmund Saul Dixon
Genres Prose: Digest; Review i
Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Africa, North—Description and Travel
Africa, North—Social Life and Customs
Animals; Domestic Animals; Pets; Working Animals; Birds; Insects
Associations; Institutions; Clubs; Labor Unions
Race; Racism; Ethnicity; Anthropology; Ethnography
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 525

Jules Gérard, La Chasse au Lion, first pub. 1854.

Article icon.
Read me now! Export to PDF, including full article record, author information, and annotation.
Author William Moy Thomas
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Essay i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Country Life; Rural Conditions; Rural Conditions in Literature; Rural Development
Great Britain—Description and Travel
Great Britain—Politics and Government
Progress; Memory; Commemoration; Nostaliga; Time—Social Aspects; Time—Psychological Aspects; Time perception;
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 471

Who's Online

We have 258 guests, 2 members and 1 robot online.