Ivan R. Dee
Trim: 5½ x 8¼
978-1-56663-370-3 • Paperback • February 2001 • $19.95 • (£14.99)
Gertrude Himmelfarb is professor emeritus of history in the Graduate School of the City University of New York. She has written extensively on Victorian England, including The De-Moralization of Society, Poverty and Compassion, The Idea of Poverty, On Liberty and Liberalism, and Victorian Minds. She lives in Washington, D.C.
An important book that deserves a wide readership.
— The New York Times
A collection of extraordinarily intelligent essays.
— National Review
It more than confirms her reputation as one of the most gifted and trenchant observers of the Victorian scene.
— John Gross; The New York Times
The continuing relevance of Victorian morality