The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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"Working class readers continued to enjoy Macaulay"s drama and accessibility long after professional historians had declared him obsolete. Kathleen Woodward read Gibbon"s Decline and Fall and Macaulay"s History of England twice through over factory work, with such absorption she once injured a finger, leaving ""an honourable scar""."

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See Kathleen Woodward, Jipping Street: Childhood in a London Slum (New York, 1928) p.135-8

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Related place
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See Kathleen Woodward, Jipping Street: Childhood in a London Slum (New York, 1928) p.135-8

How to cite this record

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The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/88966
Accessed on 2019/09/16 00:37:31

Related place
England
Related people
Woodward, Kathleen
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
England
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