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The Victorians at home and at work: as illustrated by themselves

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Published by David and Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Civilization -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Hilary and Mary Evans.
      ContributionsEvans, Mary, 1936- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA533 .E89
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p.
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5459715M
      ISBN 100715358049
      LC Control Number73162193

      Victorian children at work - Find out how children lived and worked in the Victorian era and the hardships they faced. Find out about our inspiring education and work experience resources for pupils and teachers to learn about their local and national heritage. AA93/ Husker Pit Disaster Memorial, All Saints Churchyard, Silkstone, Barnsley. The first book, God's Cathedral, was more of an intellectual history that, among other things, explored the waning of religion in Britain. Actually I found it to be the more interesting of the two books, but then I am more intrigued by intellectual history than by political history which is the topic of The Victorians/5(98).


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Newton Abbot, David and Charles, A selection of Victorian prints and drawings. ; Great Britain - Civilization - 19th century.; Civilization. Victorians Undone is trying so hard to be chatty and commercial (even adopting a snarky, 'amusing' tone when recounting one woman's lifetime of miscarriages -- zing!).

But, the trouble is, it suffers exactly the same deadening levels of historical minutiae as /5. Every reader stands to profit from the author's exemplary understanding of how images work in themselves and how they work upon those who look at them." Shakespeare Quarterly "It will remain an outstanding contribution to this field for many years to come an outstanding book on one significant element within Victorian culture."Cited by: 4.

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The Victorians has been widely acclaimed as the classic single-volume history of the Victorian era. Now, in this illustrated edition, A.N. Wilson presents his magnificent portrait of the age alongside many enthralling images of the 19th-century lives that he pieced together - telling a story that is still unfinished in our own day/5.

Miss Auerbach offers to modern women the possibility of reimagining themselves in ways implicit in her reconstructed myth. And her whole book is a long argument, by example, for a richer and more. The Victorians of course gave their name to the age because 19th-century Britain was way ahead of its Continental neighbors in urban, industrial and social development.

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A.N. Wilson does for the Victorians what Peter Ackroyd did for London. People, not abstract ideas, make history, and nowhere is this more revealed than in this superb portrait of the Victorians in which hundreds of different lives have been pieced together to tell a story/5(70).

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