Alison C Kay: The Victorian Professions project

Victorian Professions is a three-year research project (began in January 2014) investigating whether the professions formed a distinct self-sustaining social group with its own mores and values. A multi-institution project, team members are drawn from the Universities of Oxford, Northumbria and Leicester. Supported by an Economic and Social Research Council large grant award, the Victorian Professions team are combining crowdsourcing of family histories with their own extensive archival research. The project website contains an interface to the substantial research data already

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