Paternalism in Early Victorian England

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Routledge, Jul 1, 2016 - History - 338 pages

First published in 1979. This book studies the social outlook which historians today call paternalism. It was an ideology which informed social attitudes at all levels of society and expressed itself in countless ways. In this work, David Roberts provides a comprehensive examination of the revival, amplification, and transformation of the ideals of paternalism as a social remedy in the Early Victorian Period. This title will be of interest to students of history.

 

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Contents

Introduction
x
The Intellectual Revival
23
Paternalism at the Grass Roots
103
The Politics of Paternalism
185
Conclusion
269
Appendix
279
Notes
284
Bibliography
305
Index
321
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