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Victorian Studies: Victorian History

This guide to Victorian Studies was originated by David Oldenkamp, Wendy Bousfield and Professor Linda Shires.

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You will find historical resources on the Victorian period's people, times, and geographical centers.

Victorian History

The Cambridge Historical Encyclopedia of Great Britain and Ireland / editor, Christopher Haigh. Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985.
Call Number: DA34 .C28 1985

The Long Nineteenth Century

Oxford History of England (Series):
Ensor, R. C. K. (Robert Charles Kirkwood), 1877-1958

England, 1870-1914
Call Number: DA560 .E6

Woodward, E. L. (Ernest Llewellyn), Sir. The Age of Reform, 1815-1870.
Call Number: DA530 .W6 1962

Victorian Dictionary: A Guide to the Social History of Victorian London
Terms arranged by such categories as Advertising, Clothing & Fashions, Death & Dying, Religion, Sex, and Women, etc. Definitions taken from Victorian publications.

The Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers and Periodicals, 1800-1900

A "subject-inclusive, language-inclusive bibliography of 50,000 publications, 48,000 personal names, 4,572 issuing bodies and 756 subjects."

A Vision of Britain through Time - A vision of Britain between 1801 and 2001. Including maps, statistical trends and historical descriptions.