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Stead, W. T. (William Thomas) 1849-1912

Overview
Works: 858 works in 2,124 publications in 3 languages and 14,725 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Biography  History  Drama  Controversial literature  Reviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Trials, litigation, etc  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, win, Contributor, Composer, Other, Publishing director, Honoree, Signer, Redactor, Author of introduction, Recipient, Correspondent
Classifications: AP2, 909.82
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Most widely held works by W. T Stead
If Christ came to Chicago : a plea for the union of all who love in the service of all who suffer by W. T Stead( Book )

34 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Americanization of the world, or, The trend of the twentieth century by W. T Stead( Book )

30 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago to-day : the labour war in America by W. T Stead( Book )

15 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of war, in its technical, economic, and political relations by Jan Bloch( Book )

7 editions published between 1899 and 1989 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The united states of Europe on the eve of the parliament of peace by W. T Stead( Book )

31 editions published between 1899 and 2012 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Review of reviews( )

in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satan's invisible world displayed, or, Despairing democracy : a study of greater New York by W. T Stead( Book )

25 editions published between 1897 and 2016 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The passion play at Oberammergau, 1930 by Passions-Spiel (OBER-AMMERGAU)( Book )

5 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hymns that have helped: being a collection of hymns which have been found most useful to the children of men by W. T Stead( Book )

25 editions published between 1896 and 1988 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tsar's "lecturer-general" : W.T. Stead and the Russian Revolution of 1905, with two unpublished memoranda of audiences with the Dowager Empress Marie Fedorovna and Nicholas II by Joseph O Baylen( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truth about Russia by W. T Stead( Book )

10 editions published in 1888 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The passion play at Ober Ammergau, 1910 : the complete official German text of the play, with English translation printed side by side by Passions-Spiel (OBER-AMMERGAU)( Book )

11 editions published in 1910 in English and German and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last will and testament of Cecil John Rhodes : with elucidatory notes to which are added some chapters describing the political and religious ideas of the testator by Cecil Rhodes( Book )

12 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The M.P. for Russia by W. T Stead( Book )

15 editions published in 1909 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon : the report of the Secret Commission by W. T Stead( Book )

13 editions published between 1885 and 2011 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The persistence of organized prostitution reflected one of the less savory aspects of Victorian life. In particular, attention was increasingly paid to the large number of young girls drawn into this way of life. Legislation, in the form of the Criminal Law Amendment Bill, was introduced in Parliament in the early 1880s with the intent of protecting young women. This was to be done through the dual means of raising the age of female consent from 13 to 16 and making brothels more susceptible to legal controls. For several years the Bill languished in Parliament. At a crucial moment, support for it was energized by a sensational report, serialized in the daily Pall Mall Gazette in 1885, documenting the complexity and reach of organized prostitution as an industry and its reliance on sophisticated techniques for the entrapment of young girls. The full text of this report, by the crusading journalist W.T. Stead, is reprinted here in its entirety for the first time since its original publication. Its impact was tremendous and the report itself is thought to have provided the necessary impetus for the enactment of the most influential piece of legislation in British history relating to sexuality and its exploitation. It is a major primary source documenting Victorian attitudes toward female sexuality and its exploitation and is here generally accessible to the modern reader for the first time. Annotations to the original text identify people and places mentioned and other references made by Stead. An introductory essay places Stead's work in its historical context and identifies the various legal efforts made to combat organized prostitution from the 1820s onward. This essay also addresses one section of the Act, the so-called Labouchère Amendment, which provided the principal legal means for harassing homosexuals for the following eighty years."--Publisher description
Real ghost stories by W. T Stead( Book )

29 editions published between 1889 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating collection of several accounts of ghostly encounters as well as an intriguing look at other paranormal phenomena such as clairvoyance and premonition. Written by pioneering investigative journalist W.T. Stead
The pope and the new era : being letters from the Vatican in 1889 by W. T Stead( Book )

9 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New morality( Book )

2 editions published in 1886 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Doctrina Drago. Colección de documentos by Luis María Drago( Book )

6 editions published in 1908 in Spanish and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Armstrong case : Mr. Stead's defence in full by W. T Stead( Book )

2 editions published in 1885 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon : the report of the Secret Commission
Alternative Names
Stead W. E. 1849-1912

Stead, W.T.

Stead W. T. 1849-1912

Stead, William

Stead, William T.

Stead, William T. 1849-1912

Stead, William T. (William Thomas), 1849-1912

Stead, William Thomas.

Stead, William Thomas 1849-1912

Stėd, Vilʹi︠a︡m 1849-1912

Uilyam Tomas Stid

William Stead

William T. Stead britischer Journalist und Redakteur

William Thomas Stead Britaniko nga agiwarwarnak

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Languages
English (375)

Spanish (5)

German (2)

Covers
The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon : the report of the Secret CommissionSaint or sensationalist? : the story of W.T. Stead, 1849-1912Maiden tribute : a life of W.T. Stead