Barton Swaim

Barton Swaim is a writer based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Latest by Barton Swaim in Chronicles

  • Beyond the “Other Victorians”
    April 2002

    Beyond the “Other Victorians”

    To call something “Victorian” is, in left-liberal parlance, to say that you don’t like it. The fact that hardly anything routinely called “Victorian” accurately characterizes the era of Queen Victoria’s long reign, from 1837 to 1901, is one of the great historiographical tragedies of the 20th century.

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