The De-Moralization of Society: From Victorian Virtues to Modern Values

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Contrasting the Victorian system of virtues--respectability, self-help, discipline, cleanliness, obedience, orderliness--with the opportunistic, superficial morality of modern society, an intellectual historian calls for a deeper commitment to moral responsibility. 12,500 first printing.

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e over values grows ever more divisive, one of the most eminent historians of the Victorian era reminds readers that values are no substitute for virtues--and that the Victorian considered hard work, thrift, respectability, and charity virtues essential to a worthwhile life. "An elegant, literate defense of ninteenth-century English mores and morals."--New York.

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Gertrude Himmelfarb is Professor Emeritus at Brooklyn College and the Graduate School of the City University of New York.

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