Education, Travel and the 'Civilisation' of the Victorian Working Classes

Author(s): 
Strong, Michele
ISBN: 
9781137338075
Date published: 
March 2014
Hardback
Price: 
£55.00

In the second half of the nineteenth century, middle-class liberal reformers attempted to ameliorate class tensions, prepare the working classes for citizenship, and improve British industry by reforming working-class secondary and adult education. One feature of their movement was the promotion of working-class travel in Europe and the Empire.