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Urban night life and the decline of Victorianism

Lewis A. Erenberg

Urban night life and the decline of Victorianism

New York City"s restaurants and cabarets, 1890-1918

by Lewis A. Erenberg

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social indicators,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 1865-1918,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe decline of Victorianism
    Statementby Lewis Allan Erenberg
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 363 leaves
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14552197M

    The inner city has long been chronicled in terms of both its Georgian splendour and Victorian decline, and the generations prior to independence witnessed regular calls to address the latter. In the late Victorian era London's East End became a popular destination for slumming, a new phenomenon which emerged in the s on an unprecedented scale. For some slumming was a peculiar form of tourism motivated by curiosity, excitement and thrill, others were motivated by moral, religious and altruistic reasons.

    Victorian social reformers including Edwin Chadwick, Henry Mayhew and Charles Booth voiced realistic concerns about the decline of public health in the urban life of the British working class (urban squalor), arguing for improved housing and sanitation, access to parks and recreational facilities, an improved diet and a reduction in alcohol intake.   In the late s or early s, a series of small books, The Swell’s Night Guides were published, listing the advantages and drawbacks of various theatres for men of pleasure. At one, men were allowed backstage if they tipped the usher, another theatre had boxes furnished with couches, the boxes of a third had doors that locked, to prevent.

    Buy one of our three Featured Selections and select any second book for $ and a third for only $ (Save over 40%) All pre-orders are available at the membership price or one Member Credit, and because they are shipped separately, pre-orders are not eligible for Feature Selection Bundle prices.   His research shows that at the end of the Victorian era urban centres were terrorised by packs of young men (and women) with little to do except Author: Alfred Hickling.


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Urban Night Life and the Decline of Victorianism: New York City's Restaurants and Cabarets, THE WRITINGS OF HENRY D. THOREAU Early Essays and Miscellanies Edited by Joseph J.

Moldenhauer and Edwin Moser, with Alexander Kern This collection of 53 early pieces by Henry D. Thoreau presents the full range of his youthful imagination.

In the final years of the century the aristocrats went into decline, ruined by estate taxes, low land rents, agricultural depression, and income taxes. Read this book and be prepared to get a broad view of the Victorian era.

You won't be tested on the material, so don't get perturbed if you can't remember all the names and by: 5. "Secret Ritual and Manhood in Victorian America" is an important book that explores the role of masculinity in the creation and popularity of fraternal societies in the nineteenth century.

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The public sphere of the city was regarded as dangerous and was the location of crime and poverty and anyone could succumb to diseases generated in the slums and carried on the air by an invisible smell, or 'miasma'. The Making of Victorian Sexuality directly confronts one of the most persistent cliches of modern times.

Drawing on a wealth of sources from medical and scientific texts, to popular fiction, evangelical writing, and the work of radicals such as Godwin and Mill, Michael Mason shows how much of our perception of nineteenth-century sexual culture 4/5(1).

Despite a certain academic heaviness, with no fewer than fifty-seven pages of notes, bibliography and index, and despite an occasionally disagreeable academic vocabulary, of which more anon, this book has a pleasantly simple knock-down argument, that Christianity in Britain enjoyed a long nineteenth century of prosperity, between andand only began to go into terminal decline.

The official reporting of occupational mortality in Victorian England Mortality among occupations Two dangerous trades: medicine and mining The social class gradient of male mortality – the interplay of occupational, economic, environmental and selective factors 17 The origins of the secular decline of childhood mortality urban decline – The urban growth experienced in the period leading up to the First World War was largely reversed in the inter war period.

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Victorian urban religion, to which his recent book, Piety and Poverty: Working-Class Religion in Berlin, London, and New York, [], is a major contribution.) And Professor Hempton argues that industrialisation and urbanisation, far from being the nemesis of British religion.

Sharkey, who came of age in that safer era, intends to be its eulogist. He begins his remarkable new book, “Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence” (Norton), in the South Bronx, at a city block near Yankee Stadium.

Era shift: from Victorian to Modern Modernism in this context does not mean what we think of as "modern" in our current society but the transition did mark the beginning of changing social and economic standards and ways of thought that have all helped lead to life as we know it. Books shelved as victorian-history: Inside the Victorian Home: A Portrait of Domestic Life in Victorian England by Judith Flanders, The Invention of Murd.

Victorian Afterlife’s project is more than timely—to explore late postmodernism’s obsession with the n essays consider this fixation on the nineteenth-century past in literary and popular culture.

The essays cross multiple histories: photography, film, the pastiche Victorian novel, techniques of exhibition and display, the discourse of the computer, Queen Victoria and. An overview of the social, cultural, political and economic dimensions of the New Victorianism.

Discover the world's research. desperate strategy to prevent the decline of the : Maximilian Forte. Drawing on a wealth of sources, this volume brings England's Victorian era to life.

Teachers, students, and interested readers can use this resource to examine Victorian life in a multitude of settings, from idyllic country estates to urban slums. Organized for easy reference, the volume provides information about the physical, social, economic, and legal details of daily life in Victorian 4/5(5).

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There were nearly 4 million inhabitants of the 'Great City' at the height of the Victorian age.The city already has a Mayor whose focus is the day-to-day—but added one for whom night-life is a serious business.

The idea is catching on and now councils around the world are looking at ways that they can appoint Night Mayors of their own to provide focus for lobbying, consultation and policy development when it comes to the night economy.

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