Victorian Writing about Risk: Imagining a Safe England in a Dangerous World

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Index
Abrams, Philip, 27
Act of Union, 25, 53
Adams, James Eli, 111
Adorno, Theodor, 9, 35, 94–5
Adventure fiction, 95–8
Aesthetics, 101
Africa, 2, 8, 9, 31, 62, 95, 132–69
European Partition, 133, 135, 158
Alpine Club, 117, 122, 190 n. 10
Alpine guides, 125–8
Alpine Journal, 126
Alpine peasants, 9, 125, 131
Alps, 2, 8, 9, 62, 99–131
American colonies, 21–2
Angola, 167
Annan, Noel, 125
Anticontagionism, 2, 7, 42–73
Arctic, 121
Armstrong, Nancy, 6
Arnold, Matthew, 84, 122
Arnott, Neil, 50
Athleticism, 101, 120, 128
Australia, 8, 92
Babbage, Charles, 15
Balaclava, 67
Baldick, Chris, 5
Balint, Michael, 78–9
Barchester Towers, 46–7
Barrie, J. M., 94
Bentham, Jeremy, 50, 113
Berman, Marshall, 2
Bersani, Leo, 114
Birkett, Dea, 150
Birmingham, 53
Blue Book Reports, 14
Boahen, A. Adu, 158
Bongie, Chris, 133
British Museum, 166
Burke, Edmund, 79–80
Burton, Richard, 163
Bushmen, 31, 146
Buzard, James, 122
Byron, George Gordon, 101
Cameroons, 10, 133, 167
Canguilhem, Georges, 47
Canonical texts, 4, 6, 11, 18, 98–9
Caribbean, 8, 20, 33
Carlyle, Thomas, 16, 19
Catholic Emancipation Act, 25
Cazamian, Louis, 5
Central Board of Health, 50–1, 54 see also Chadwick, Edwin
Chadwick, Edwin, and government reports 48–50; and the Central Board of Health 50, 54; and Benthamism, 52; and the Irish, 52; and the New Poor Law, 55; and infant mortality, 55; and promotion of sewage farming, 60
Works: Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britain, 7, 43, 48–60, 68, 71, 84
Chartism, 84
Childbirth, 131
Child labor, 138
Cholera, 3, 42, 51, 54
Collini, Stefan, 15
Colonization, 20, 31–3
Conrad, Joseph, 93, 95, 99, 149
Cosmologies: modern, 1–7, 10, 11, 39, 43, 171
Traditional, 1–7, 171
Cowper, William, 74
Coxwell, Henry, 7, 77, 84, 90–1, 93, 96
Work: My Life and Balloon Experiences, 7, 77
Crimea, 67
Crimean War, 62
Crystal Palace, 74
Cultural Anxiety, 4, 13, 36, 44, 46–7, 112, 171
David, Deirdre, 35
Davidson, Basil, 137

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