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British Family Life, 1780–1914.

By: Nelson, Claudia.
Contributor(s): Strange, Julie-Marie | Nelson, Claudia | Egenolf, Susan B.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Pickering & Chatto Publishers, 2012Copyright date: ©2012Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (2044 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781781447086.Subject(s): Children -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources | Families -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources | Families in literature | Parent and child -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources | Parenthood -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources | Parenthood in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: British Family Life, 1780–1914DDC classification: 306.85094109034 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
British Family Life, 1780-1914 Volume 1 -- Contents of the Edition -- Contents to Volume 1 -- Acknowledgements -- General Introduction -- Introduction to Volume 1 -- Bibliography -- Armstrong, 'Rules to be Observed in the Nursing of Children' -- Cobbold, 'Sophonisba Receives a Nuptial Present of Poison from her Husband Masinissa' -- Candler (attrib.), 'Richard Cumberland' and 'Lucy Hutchinson' -- Anon., Rules for the Behaviour of Children, with the Reasons for Them -- Anon., 'The Duties of Parents' -- Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 'Management of Children' -- Grundy, 'The Ideal Daughter' -- Ethelmer', Selections fr om The Human Flower -- Gurney, Excerpts from the Journal of 1797 -- Selected letters of and pertaining to Henry, William and Charles Villiers-Stuart -- Hoare, The Work-House Boy -- Chelsea China [Christabel Coleridge], 'Gift ie the Changeling, Part II' -- Krabbé, Excerpts from the Journal of 1869 -- Liverpool Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, Selections from the Annual Report of 1884 -- Robinson, Journal of May-June 1901 -- Sherard, 'The Child Slaves of Britain: 1. London' -- Burrows, 'Stone Walls' -- Editorial Notes to Volume 1 -- British Family Life, 1780-1914 Volume 2 -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction to Volume 2 -- Select Bibliography -- Aikin, 'Letter XXIX: On the Choice of a Wife' -- Plumptree, 'Extract from an Account of a Cottage at Shelford, in the County of Cambridge' -- Anon., The New Guide to Matrimony -- Entwisle, 'The Family of God' -- Hyde, Joseph Peters -- H. W. H., How to Choose a Wife -- Claughton, The Duty of Fathers Concerning the Education of their Children -- Aitken, The Love of the Father -- Silke, Bravely Borne -- Morell, The Family Memorial -- Phillimore, A Report of the Judgment Delivered on the Sixth Day of June, 1835, by Joseph Phillimore.
'Ladyfern' [Dundas], 'The Family Man', -- Kelly v. Kelly -- Nicholas Heald letters (1870-87) -- Fitz-Whankee (pseud.), Broomstick Wedding -- [Ainslie], The Rod and its Uses -- McCurrey, The Life of James McCurrey (from 1801 to 1876) -- Butler, A Grave Question that Needs Answering by the Churches of Great Britain, Sentinel -- Jones, League of Welldoers -- Charles V. Drysdale, Neo-Malthusianism and Eugenics -- Editorial Notes to Volume 2 -- British Family Life, 1780-1914 Volume 3 -- Contents to Volume 3 -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction to Volume 3 -- Bibliography -- Fawcett, 'Sermon VI. Ephesians v. 33' -- Duff , Letters on the Intellectual and Moral Character of Women -- Anon., To a Christian Parent on the Death of an Infant -- Timpson, 'Mrs. John Clayton' -- Family Friend -- 'Marriage' -- M. G., Comforting Words for Widows, and others who Mourn -- Madame Cecilia, 'Mothers' Meetings' -- Chapman, Marriage and Divorce -- Selected Letters of Eliza Fenwick to Mary Hays (1798-1828) -- Glasse, 'Extract from an Account of the Superior Advantages of Dibbling Wheat, or Setting it by Hand' -- Copley, 'Early Management of Infants' -- Rigby, 'Duration of Pregnancy' and 'Premature Expulsion of the Foetus' -- Giberne, Miss Devereux, Spinster -- Nesbit, 'The Criminal' -- Rathbone, Report on the Condition of Widows under the Poor Law in Liverpool -- Battier, Selections fr om The Protected Fugitives -- Trial for a Breach of Promise of Marriage -- Selections from Mary Leadbeater's Journals -- Jones, The Stepmother -- Hemming (ed.), 'In re Besant' -- Gladstone, 'Fine Feathers' -- Hope, Liverpool Assistant Medical Offi cer of Health Daybooks (1883-6) -- Anon., 'The Proper Age for Women to Marry' -- Drysdale, 'Specially for Women' -- Reeves, Vaughan-Sawyer et al., Summary of Eight Papers and Discussions upon the Disabilities of Mothers as Workers.
Editorial Notes to Volume 3 -- British Family Life, 1780-1914 Volume 4 -- Contents to Volume 4 -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction to Volume 4 -- Bibliography -- Anon., 'Grand-Mothers', 'Widows' and 'Old Maids' -- Anon., 'Three Reports of the Sub-Committee' -- Phillips, A Letter from a Grandfather to his Grandson -- Anon., Harry & William, or, The Two Cousins, a Tale -- Old Humphrey [Mogridge], My Grandfather Gregory -- Walton, Nobody Loves Me -- 'Interview: Miss Agnes Garrett' -- Anon., The Contrast -- A. M., 'The Duty of Servants to Masters' and 'The Duty of Masters to Servants' -- Anon., Advice to Governesses -- Ashford, Life of a Licensed Victualler's Daughter -- 'Address to Young Servants' -- Crawshay, Domestic Service for Gentlewomen: A Record of Experience and Success -- Reade, Mrs. Smith's Lodgers -- Genlis, The Young Exiles -- Anon., 'New South Wales, and Van Diemen's Land' -- Anon., 'A Tale' -- Weitbrecht, Female Missionaries in India -- Ames, Diary (1850) -- Fayrer, European Child-Life in Bengal -- Editorial Notes to Volume 4 -- British Family Life, 1780-1914 Volume 5 -- Contents to Volume 5 -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction to Volume 5 -- Bibliography -- Original Papers relative to the Establishment of a Society in Bengal -- An Account of the Institution and Proceedings of the Guardians of the Asylum -- Selections from the Journal of the Superintendent of the Reform -- The Reports of the Society for Bettering the Condition and Increasing the Comforts of the Poor -- Bernard, 'Extract from an Account of a ParishLibrary for the Poor' -- Simcox, Esq., 'Extract from an Account of the Harborne Penny Club for Supplying Poor Children with Clothing' -- Selected cuttings relating to the Certified Industrial Schools, Manchester -- Admissions and Annual Reports relating to Liverpool Orphan Asylum -- Hayward, 'Emigration of Orphans'.
Lundie, Little Ben and his Guardians -- Barnardo, The 1/- Baby -- Selections from the Infant Mistress's Report Book -- Selections from Reports on Industrial Mills -- Bernard, 'Extract from an Account of Mr. Dale's Cotton Mills at New Lanerk, in Scotland' -- 'Regulations for Preserving the Health and Morals of Apprentices and Others ...' -- Hamilton, 'Edinburgh House of Industry' -- MacGill, A Sermon Delivered at Glasgow -- Cappe, Thoughts on the Desirableness and Utility of Ladies Visiting the Female Wards of Lunatic Asylums -- Smith, An Account of the Situation and Treatment of the Women with Illegitimate Children -- Smythe, Lady Strangford, The Need of Trained Nurses for the Sick Poor -- Corbett, New Amazonia: A Foretaste of the Future -- 'The Grove House', Salvation Army, London -- Editorial Notes to Volume 5 -- Index.
Summary: The five volumes of this collection focus on various aspects of family life. Drawing on rare printed sources and archival material, this collection will provide a balanced, contextualized picture of family life, during a period of intense social change. It will appeal to scholars of social history, gender studies and the long nineteenth century.
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British Family Life, 1780-1914 Volume 1 -- Contents of the Edition -- Contents to Volume 1 -- Acknowledgements -- General Introduction -- Introduction to Volume 1 -- Bibliography -- Armstrong, 'Rules to be Observed in the Nursing of Children' -- Cobbold, 'Sophonisba Receives a Nuptial Present of Poison from her Husband Masinissa' -- Candler (attrib.), 'Richard Cumberland' and 'Lucy Hutchinson' -- Anon., Rules for the Behaviour of Children, with the Reasons for Them -- Anon., 'The Duties of Parents' -- Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 'Management of Children' -- Grundy, 'The Ideal Daughter' -- Ethelmer', Selections fr om The Human Flower -- Gurney, Excerpts from the Journal of 1797 -- Selected letters of and pertaining to Henry, William and Charles Villiers-Stuart -- Hoare, The Work-House Boy -- Chelsea China [Christabel Coleridge], 'Gift ie the Changeling, Part II' -- Krabbé, Excerpts from the Journal of 1869 -- Liverpool Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, Selections from the Annual Report of 1884 -- Robinson, Journal of May-June 1901 -- Sherard, 'The Child Slaves of Britain: 1. London' -- Burrows, 'Stone Walls' -- Editorial Notes to Volume 1 -- British Family Life, 1780-1914 Volume 2 -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction to Volume 2 -- Select Bibliography -- Aikin, 'Letter XXIX: On the Choice of a Wife' -- Plumptree, 'Extract from an Account of a Cottage at Shelford, in the County of Cambridge' -- Anon., The New Guide to Matrimony -- Entwisle, 'The Family of God' -- Hyde, Joseph Peters -- H. W. H., How to Choose a Wife -- Claughton, The Duty of Fathers Concerning the Education of their Children -- Aitken, The Love of the Father -- Silke, Bravely Borne -- Morell, The Family Memorial -- Phillimore, A Report of the Judgment Delivered on the Sixth Day of June, 1835, by Joseph Phillimore.

'Ladyfern' [Dundas], 'The Family Man', -- Kelly v. Kelly -- Nicholas Heald letters (1870-87) -- Fitz-Whankee (pseud.), Broomstick Wedding -- [Ainslie], The Rod and its Uses -- McCurrey, The Life of James McCurrey (from 1801 to 1876) -- Butler, A Grave Question that Needs Answering by the Churches of Great Britain, Sentinel -- Jones, League of Welldoers -- Charles V. Drysdale, Neo-Malthusianism and Eugenics -- Editorial Notes to Volume 2 -- British Family Life, 1780-1914 Volume 3 -- Contents to Volume 3 -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction to Volume 3 -- Bibliography -- Fawcett, 'Sermon VI. Ephesians v. 33' -- Duff , Letters on the Intellectual and Moral Character of Women -- Anon., To a Christian Parent on the Death of an Infant -- Timpson, 'Mrs. John Clayton' -- Family Friend -- 'Marriage' -- M. G., Comforting Words for Widows, and others who Mourn -- Madame Cecilia, 'Mothers' Meetings' -- Chapman, Marriage and Divorce -- Selected Letters of Eliza Fenwick to Mary Hays (1798-1828) -- Glasse, 'Extract from an Account of the Superior Advantages of Dibbling Wheat, or Setting it by Hand' -- Copley, 'Early Management of Infants' -- Rigby, 'Duration of Pregnancy' and 'Premature Expulsion of the Foetus' -- Giberne, Miss Devereux, Spinster -- Nesbit, 'The Criminal' -- Rathbone, Report on the Condition of Widows under the Poor Law in Liverpool -- Battier, Selections fr om The Protected Fugitives -- Trial for a Breach of Promise of Marriage -- Selections from Mary Leadbeater's Journals -- Jones, The Stepmother -- Hemming (ed.), 'In re Besant' -- Gladstone, 'Fine Feathers' -- Hope, Liverpool Assistant Medical Offi cer of Health Daybooks (1883-6) -- Anon., 'The Proper Age for Women to Marry' -- Drysdale, 'Specially for Women' -- Reeves, Vaughan-Sawyer et al., Summary of Eight Papers and Discussions upon the Disabilities of Mothers as Workers.

Editorial Notes to Volume 3 -- British Family Life, 1780-1914 Volume 4 -- Contents to Volume 4 -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction to Volume 4 -- Bibliography -- Anon., 'Grand-Mothers', 'Widows' and 'Old Maids' -- Anon., 'Three Reports of the Sub-Committee' -- Phillips, A Letter from a Grandfather to his Grandson -- Anon., Harry & William, or, The Two Cousins, a Tale -- Old Humphrey [Mogridge], My Grandfather Gregory -- Walton, Nobody Loves Me -- 'Interview: Miss Agnes Garrett' -- Anon., The Contrast -- A. M., 'The Duty of Servants to Masters' and 'The Duty of Masters to Servants' -- Anon., Advice to Governesses -- Ashford, Life of a Licensed Victualler's Daughter -- 'Address to Young Servants' -- Crawshay, Domestic Service for Gentlewomen: A Record of Experience and Success -- Reade, Mrs. Smith's Lodgers -- Genlis, The Young Exiles -- Anon., 'New South Wales, and Van Diemen's Land' -- Anon., 'A Tale' -- Weitbrecht, Female Missionaries in India -- Ames, Diary (1850) -- Fayrer, European Child-Life in Bengal -- Editorial Notes to Volume 4 -- British Family Life, 1780-1914 Volume 5 -- Contents to Volume 5 -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction to Volume 5 -- Bibliography -- Original Papers relative to the Establishment of a Society in Bengal -- An Account of the Institution and Proceedings of the Guardians of the Asylum -- Selections from the Journal of the Superintendent of the Reform -- The Reports of the Society for Bettering the Condition and Increasing the Comforts of the Poor -- Bernard, 'Extract from an Account of a ParishLibrary for the Poor' -- Simcox, Esq., 'Extract from an Account of the Harborne Penny Club for Supplying Poor Children with Clothing' -- Selected cuttings relating to the Certified Industrial Schools, Manchester -- Admissions and Annual Reports relating to Liverpool Orphan Asylum -- Hayward, 'Emigration of Orphans'.

Lundie, Little Ben and his Guardians -- Barnardo, The 1/- Baby -- Selections from the Infant Mistress's Report Book -- Selections from Reports on Industrial Mills -- Bernard, 'Extract from an Account of Mr. Dale's Cotton Mills at New Lanerk, in Scotland' -- 'Regulations for Preserving the Health and Morals of Apprentices and Others ...' -- Hamilton, 'Edinburgh House of Industry' -- MacGill, A Sermon Delivered at Glasgow -- Cappe, Thoughts on the Desirableness and Utility of Ladies Visiting the Female Wards of Lunatic Asylums -- Smith, An Account of the Situation and Treatment of the Women with Illegitimate Children -- Smythe, Lady Strangford, The Need of Trained Nurses for the Sick Poor -- Corbett, New Amazonia: A Foretaste of the Future -- 'The Grove House', Salvation Army, London -- Editorial Notes to Volume 5 -- Index.

The five volumes of this collection focus on various aspects of family life. Drawing on rare printed sources and archival material, this collection will provide a balanced, contextualized picture of family life, during a period of intense social change. It will appeal to scholars of social history, gender studies and the long nineteenth century.

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