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Further Reading

Hobbs, Andrew. A Fleet Street in Every Town: The Provincial Press in England, 1855-1900 (Open Book Publishers, 2018).   

_____. “Historical Writing in the 19th-century Local Press,” 2016 blog post:

Houghton, Walter E., ed. The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900 (University of Toronto Press, 1966-89); available online to subscribers through ProQuest’s C19 portal.

Howsam, Leslie. “What the Victorian Empire Learned: A Perspective on History, Reading and Print in Nineteenth-Century Textbooks”. Journal of Victorian Culture, Vol. 25, No. 1: 2020.

_____. “Growing Up with History in the Victorian Periodical Press,” in Barbara Korte and Sylvia Paletschek (eds.), Popular History Now and Then: International Perspectives (Transcript, 2012): 55-71.

_____.  Past into Print: the Publishing of History in Britain 1850-1950 (British Library and University of Toronto Press, 2009).

_____. “Academic Discourse or Literary Genre: The Establishment of Boundaries in Historical Writing.” Victorian Literature & Culture 32, no. 2 (2004): 525-45.

Korte, Barbara and Doris Lechner. Popular History in Victorian Magazines Database. University Library at University of Freiburg, 2014. doi:10.6094/UNIFR/2014/1.

Lechner, Doris. Histories for the Many: The Victorian Family Magazine and Popular Representations of the Past. The Leisure Hour, 1852-1870 (Transcript Verlag, 2017). 

Mandler, Peter. History and National Life (Profile Books, 2002).

Melman Billie. The Culture of History: English Uses of the Past 1800-1953 (Oxford UP, 2006).

Pfitzer, Gregory M. History Repeating Itself: The Republication of Children’s Historical Literature and the Christian Right (University of Massachusetts Press, 2014)

Towsey, Mark. Reading History in Britain and America, c. 1750-c.1840 (Cambridge University Press, 2019).