Sanitary and Social Lectures and Essays

By: Charles Kingsley
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Sanitary and Social Lectures and Essays" by Charles Kingsley is a groundbreaking collection of Victorian social commentary. As a seminal work within the genre of socio-political discourse, Kingsley's essays shed light on the pressing issues of public health, sanitation, and social reform in 19th-century England. Through compelling rhetoric and impassioned advocacy, Kingsley addresses the dire living conditions of the urban poor, advocating for sweeping reforms to improve sanitation, housing, and working conditions. His essays serve as a rallying cry for social justice, challenging readers to confront the inequities of the industrial age and strive for a more equitable society. Kingsley's insightful observations and fervent pleas for reform resonate with timeless relevance, offering valuable insights into the intersection of public health, social welfare, and economic inequality. His pioneering efforts paved the way for significant advancements in public health policy and social reform initiatives. "Sanitary and Social Lectures and Essays" stands as a testament to Kingsley's unwavering commitment to humanitarian causes and his dedication to effecting positive change in society. With its blend of scholarly analysis and moral urgency, this collection remains a cornerstone of Victorian social reform literature, inspiring readers to engage critically with issues of social justice and collective responsibility.

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Charles Kingsley

Charles Kingsley was a broad church priest of the Church of England, a university lecturer, a social reformer, a historian, a novelist, and a poet. He lived from 12 June 1819 to 23 January 1875. He is known for his involvement in Christian socialism, the working men's college, and the establishment of labor cooperatives, which were unsuccessful but inspired later labor reforms. He was Charles Darwin's friend and correspondent. The eldest child of the Reverend Charles Kingsley and his wife, Mary Lucas Kingsley, Kingsley was born in Holne, Devon. Both his sister Charlotte Chanter (1828-1882) and brother Henry Kingsley (1830-1876) were writers. He was the uncle of the explorer and scientist Mary Kingsley and the father of the novelist Lucas Malet (Mary St. Leger Kingsley, 1852–1931). (1862–1900). The early years of Charles Kingsley were spent in Barnack, Northamptonshire, and Clovelly, Devon, where his father served as Curate from 1826 to 1832 and Rector from 1832 to 1836. Before attending King's College London and the University of Cambridge, he received his education at Bristol Grammar School and Helston Grammar School. Charles enrolled in Cambridge's Magdalene College in 1838 and earned his degree there in 1842.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 144pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363051161
  • ISBN-13: 9789363051164
  • Item Weight: 187.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 8.32mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Juvenile Nonfiction / General