Living Liberalism : Practical Citizenship in Mid-Victorian Britain
By: Hadley, Elaine.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (401 p.).ISBN: 9780226311906.Subject(s): Electronic books. -- local | Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901 | Liberalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Living Liberalism : Practical Citizenship in Mid-Victorian BritainDDC classification: 320.51 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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CONTENTS -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Politics as Unusual -- 1. Liberal Formalism in an Informal World -- 2. A Body of Thought: The Form of Liberal Individualism -- 3. A Frame of Mind: Signature Liberalism at the Fortnightly Review -- 4. Thinking Inside the Box: The Ballot and the Politics of Liberal Citizenship -- 5. Occupational Hazards: The Irishness of Liberal Opinion -- 6. A Body of Opinion: Gladstonian Liberalism -- Bibliography -- Index
In the mid-Victorian era, liberalism was a practical politics: it had a party, it informed legislation, and it had adherents who identified with and expressed it as opinion. It was also the first British political movement to depend more on people than property, and on opinion rather than interest. But how would these subjects of liberal politics actually live liberalism? To answer this question, Elaine Hadley focuses on the key concept of individuation-how it is embodied in politics and daily life and how it is expressed through opinion, discussion and sincerity. These are concerns that have
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