The De-Moralization of Society
From Victorian Virtues to Modern Values(amazon)
Gertrude Himmelfarb (View Bio)
Hardcover: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995; Paperback: Vintage, 1996.
"This is intellectual history and historically-based argument as good as they get." — Booklist
"An elegant, literate defense of 19th-century English mores and morals." — New York Magazine