Himmelfarb, Gertrude. The De-Moralization of Society: From Victorian Virtues to Modern Values

Himmelfarb, Gertrude. The De-Moralization of Society: From Victorian Virtues to Modern Values

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Himmelfarb, Gertrude. The De-Moralization of Society: From Victorian Virtues to Modern Values. Knopf, 1995. First Edition. ISBN: 9780679438175. [6223]

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"Contrasting the Victorian system of virtues--respectability, self-help, discipline, cleanliness, obedience, orderliness--with the opportunistic, superficial morality of modern society, an intellectual historian calls for a deeper commitment to moral responsibility."

"A coherent and devastating attack on the forces of post-modernism in academic studies, literary, philosophical and historical...unashamedly and enjoyably bellicose." - Michael Howard, The New York Times Book Review