Globalization and the Great Exhibition

The Victorian New World Order

  • Authors
  • Paul Young

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Paul Young
    Pages 1-16
  3. Paul Young
    Pages 17-56
  4. Paul Young
    Pages 57-93
  5. Paul Young
    Pages 94-144
  6. Paul Young
    Pages 145-197
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 204-249

About this book


This book examines the Great Exhibition as a decisive moment in the formation of a capitalist world picture. In so doing it foregrounds a vision of peace and progress which took hold of British society, within the Crystal Palace and beyond. It emphasizes too that this Victorian understanding of global order legitimized imperial ambition.


globalization society Victorian era

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