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by Rosemary Rees

eBook History Topic Books: Life in Victorian Britain: Victorians At Play (Paperback) (EXPLORE HISTORY) download ISBN: 0431066671
Author: Rosemary Rees
Publisher: Heinemann Library (July 14, 1995)
Language: English
Pages: 32
ePub: 1440 kb
Fb2: 1797 kb
Rating: 4.6
Other formats: azw lit lrf mbr
Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: History

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Book Binding:Hardback. We appreciate the impact a good book can have One of a series of books which examines what life was like for the Victorians, at work, at home, at school and at play. We appreciate the impact a good book can have. We all like the idea of saving a bit of cash, so when we found out how many good quality used books are out there - we just had to let you know! Read full description. One of a series of books which examines what life was like for the Victorians, at work, at home, at school and at play. This title concerns the Victorians at school.

Format: Paperback As the title states, this is merely a brief history of Victorian Britain and if one wants to go more into depth this presumably will be disappointing.

It's difficult doing a book about Victorian Britain, simply because Queen Victoria reigned for such a long period. The first part of her reign, which overlaps the Dickens period and is not long removed from the Regency period, is much different from the mid-Victorian period and the late Victorian period. As the title states, this is merely a brief history of Victorian Britain and if one wants to go more into depth this presumably will be disappointing. But alas, one cannot squeeze an era of a good seventy years into a work of under 400 pages and expect a critical in-depth insight on how life was back then.

Explore the Victorians and discover facts about their houses, clothes, inventions and health. Overview: Victorian Britain 1837 - 1901. Overview: Victorian Britain, 1837 - 1901. How did it happen? Queen Victoria and Her Prime Ministers.

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The Victorian era has dominated the popular imagination like no other period, but these myths and stories also give a very distorted view of the 19th century. The early Victorians were much stranger that we usually imagine, and their world would have felt very different from our own and it was only during the long reign of the Queen that a modern society emerged in unexpected ways. Using character portraits, events, and key moments Paterson brings the real life of Victorian Britain alive - from the lifestyles of the aristocrats to the lowest ranks of the London slums.

See 'Children in Victorian Britain' . Books such as Flora Thompson's Lark Rise to Candleford and Mrs Beetons Household Management are treasure troves of information about domestic work and life that children can relate to (see for instance Blenheim Square).

See 'Children in Victorian Britain': Down the mine. Henry Mayhew's graphic 1851 descriptions of London labour and the London poor illuminate the lives led by destitute people in Victorian cities.

Victorian Era Timeline. David Parry/PA Images/Getty Images. The period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 1837 until her death in 1901 was marked by sweeping progress and ingenuity. Popperfoto/Getty Images.

One of a series of books which examines what life was like for the Victorians, at work, at home, at school and at play. Readers are encouraged to research the period for themselves, looking at the lives of the different social classes. This title concerns the Victorians at play.