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After the Victorians

The Decline of Britain in the World

by A. N. Wilson

  • 119 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Picador .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History / General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages624
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9376347M
    ISBN 100312425155
    ISBN 109780312425159


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A.N. Wilson goes in search of an answer in his masterly follow-up to his bestselling The Victorians. In The Victorians, the author told the story of Great Britain in her pre-eminence.

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He offers riveting accounts of the savagery of World War I and the world-altering upheaval of the Communist Revolution. After the After the Victorians book is written in honour of the late Professor John Clive of Harvard, and uses, as he did, the method of biography to connnect the public and private lives of the generations who came after the Victorians.

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Wilson tells the story of the 'Decline and Fall' of Britain. When this book begins, in the reign of Edward VII, Great Britain commands the mightiest empire the world has ever seen. "After the Victorians" is a sequel to Wilson's earlier work, "The Victorians".

I only wish that I had been aware of Wilson sooner and had read the books in order. I believe it to be quite imperative that I now return to the earlier work. Wilson's narrative is superb as events spread out before the reader.

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Wilson doesn't invent anything new; the categories are familiar. We start with the bad old England that Victoria inherited, work our way through the Chartists, Peel and the Corn Laws, the terrible 40s, the Italian influence, doubt, Mesmerism, Albert, the Great Exhibition, the Reform Bills, the Crimean War, /5.

A.N. Wilson is a prolific author. His new book "After the Victorians" is a sequel to his bestselling "The Victorians." Wilson has done a wonderful job of chronicling the long goodbye of British imperial might.5/5(5).

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The Victorians by AN Wilson pp, Hutchinson, £ AN Wilson explains in his preface that he has tried to do what GM Young, author of Portrait of an Age, managed for a previous generation. AFTER THE VICTORIANS. The Decline of Britain in the World.

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Victorian era, the period between about andcorresponding roughly to the period of Queen Victoria’s reign (–) and characterized by a class-based society, a growing number of people able to vote, a growing state and economy, and Britain’s status as the most powerful empire in the world.

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