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  1. says:

    This is a well written and very interesting history of the early 19th century The writing is engaging and full of detail and the whole thing hol

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    Wonderful history of the war between cant and pleasure before the Victorian age It's amazing what he fits in here the rise of the cult of sensibility the war against the poor work houses etc changing attitudes towards polici

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    Interesting to visit the pre Victorian UK in an era of cultural revolution when reformers tried to suelch drunkenness prostitution coarse language etc Many of the forces at play then there seem eerily familiar Should we give money to panhandlers or does that encourage indigence? In those days there was the pejorative term 'cant'; today it's 'pc' political correctness Then a post reform child told his grandmother not to u

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    A bit repetitive but otherwise very interesting

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    I recall really enjoying this book and the ideas that it contained the pages seemed to fly by

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    I bought this book because I was interested in understanding how Britain evolved from the bawdy society of the Regency era and befo

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    I picked this up based on a review in The Economist it's by a young up and coming British historian Lots of fact and anecdote relating to the change in the British attitude towards various debaucheries that took place between the years cited in the title Excellent backdrop for contemplating why a society might suddenly value thrift propriety and conformity in the face of external national threats Napoleon in the Victorians' case 9 11 in ou

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    A fascinating subject There is an implication that today there is a movement in out culture to return to Victorian values and ostensibly because they were so darned moral As author Ben Wilson examines the era we find a fascinating tendency towards hypocrisy and moral paranoia There are some illuminating tidbits of history here whi

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    I was spellbound by this great piece of british history It opened up a lot of things for me particularly due to my interest in social constructionism conformity aesthetics morality etc 'Cant' was a new term for me and I w

  10. says:

    Very interesting history of England during the late Georgian and Regency periods which explores the reasons values shifted in England from frank openness and bawdiness to the Victorian standards of maintaining the appearance of virtue and extreme sexual prudishness I didn't always follow the author's arguments but I learned a lot

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