The lower middle class in Britain, 1870-1914 [electronic resource] / edited by Geoffrey Crossick.

First published in 1977. This book records the emergence of a lower middle class in late Victorian and Edwardian Britain. Victorian society had always contained a marginal middle class of shopkeepers and small businessmen, but in the closing decades of the nineteenth century the growth of white-coll...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Taylor & Francis)
Other Authors: Crossick, Geoffrey
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2016.
Series:Routledge library editions. The Victorian world ; v. 10.
Table of Contents:
  • The emergence of the lower middle class in Britain : a discussion / Geoffrey Crossick
  • White collar values and the role of religion / Hugh McLeod
  • Society, status and jingoism : the social roots of lower middle class patriotism, 1870-1900 / Richard N. Price
  • The social economy of late-Victorian clerks / G.L. Anderson
  • Religion, culture, and social class in late nineteenth and early twentieth century Edinburgh / R.Q. Gray
  • Housing and the lower middle class, 1870-1914 / St. Martin Gaskell
  • The small shopkeeper in industrial and market towns / Thea Vigne and Alun Howkins.