Daily Life in Victorian England

Daily Life in Victorian England

Book - 1996
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Drawing on a wealth of sources, this volume brings England's Victorian era to life. Teachers, students, and interested readers can use this resource to examine Victorian life in a multitude of settings, from idyllic country estates to urban slums. Organized for easy reference, the volume provides information about the physical, social, economic, and legal details of daily life in Victorian England. Over 60 illustrations plus excerpts from primary sources enliven the text, which can be used in both the classroom and library to answer questions concerning laws, money, social class, values, morality, and private life.
The most comprehensive social history of Victorian England to date.

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Describes daily life for rural and urban dwellers and upper and working classes in Victorian England, with chapters on working life, technology, family, education, health and medicine, leisure, religion, morals, and politics, focusing on children, women both a work and at home, and ordinary people. Includes a chronology, and b&w photos and illustrations. For students and general readers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996
Description: xv, 311 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780313294679
Branch Call Number: 941.081 Mit


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