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Victorian Chester: Essays in Social History 1830-1900
by Roger Swift
While the Victorian period marked a significant phase in the development of the ancient cathedral city of Chester, references to Victorian Chester have been notable for their absence from recent scholarship. Based on extensive local research, this volume of essays breaks new ground by examining some important aspects of the social history of Chester between 1830 and 1900. ...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published February 1st 1997 by Liverpool University Press
(first published February 1st 1996)
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Roger Swift is Professor Emeritus of Victorian Studies in the Department of History and Archaeology at the University of Chester, where he was Director of the Graduate School and Director of the Centre for Victorian Studies until his retirement in 2007.More about Roger Swift...