Victorian writing about risk : imagining a safe England in a dangerous world /

"In Victorian Writing about Risk, Elaine Freedgood explores the geography of risk produced by a wide spectrum of once-popular literature, including works on politic economy, sanitary reform, balloon flight, Alpine mountaineering and African exploration. The consolations offered by this geograph...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Freedgood, Elaine.
Format: eBook
Published:Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series:Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ; 28.