The Resource Fiction, famine, and the rise of economics in Victorian Britain and Ireland, Gordon Bigelow

Fiction, famine, and the rise of economics in Victorian Britain and Ireland, Gordon Bigelow

Label
Fiction, famine, and the rise of economics in Victorian Britain and Ireland
Title
Fiction, famine, and the rise of economics in Victorian Britain and Ireland
Statement of responsibility
Gordon Bigelow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the time of the Irish Famine, novels by Dickens and Gaskell, and commentaries on the famine, introduced a new theory of individual expression, which gradually replaced the older ideas of political economy, and became the foundation for modern concepts of capitalism based on the desires of the individual consumer
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
820.9/355
Index
index present
LC call number
PR868.E37
LC item number
B54 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture
Series volume
40
Label
Fiction, famine, and the rise of economics in Victorian Britain and Ireland, Gordon Bigelow
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-223) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I Origin stories and political economy, 1740-1870; CHAPTER 1 History as abstraction; CHAPTER 2 Value as signification; PART II Producing the consumer; CHAPTER 3 Market indicators: banking and housekeeping in Bleak House; CHAPTER 4 Esoteric solutions: Ireland and the colonial critique of political economy; CHAPTER 5 Toward a social theory of wealth: three novels by Elizabeth Gaskell; Conclusion; Notes; INTRODUCTION; NOTES TO PART I : OPENING; 1. HISTORY AS ABSTRACTION; 2. VALUE AS SIGNIFICATION
Control code
ocm57254236
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 229 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511484728
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
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.b25956450
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57254236
  • cbo0511062818

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