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Download Daily Life in Victorian England : Online ePub
  • ISBN 0313326576
  • ISBN13 978-0313326578
  • Author Sally Mitchell
  • Publisher GEM Online (December 30, 2002)
  • Formats lit lrf mobi lit
  • Category History
  • Subcategory Europe
  • Size ePub 1346 kb
  • Size Fb2 1398 kb
  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 254

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.

Start by marking Daily Life In Victorian England as Want to Read . Sally Mitchell is Professor of English and Affiliated Professor of Women's Studies at Temple University.

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SALLY MITCHELL is Professor of English and Women's Studies at Temple University in Philadelphia.

SALLY MITCHELL is Professor of English and Women's Studies at Temple University in Philadelphia. Dr. Mitchell did her doctoral work at Oxford University as a Fulbright Scholar.

Publisher: GEM Online. The Greenwood Press Daily Life Through History Series. GREENWOOD PRESS Westport, Connecticut, London. I have not, however, added more information about all the things people have asked for-ranging from how one found a rental house in London to books used at Oxford to details about cathedral clergymen’s duties and titles to (the most frequent question of all) how much something would cost at a particular date.

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1 A BRIEF HISTORY OF VICTORIAN ENGLAND The primary subject of this book is social history: how people lived and acted and spent their time, what they ate and wore and cared about.

The Greenwood Press Daily Life Through History Series. GREENWOOD PRESS Westport, Connecticut London. 1 A BRIEF HISTORY OF VICTORIAN ENGLAND The primary subject of this book is social history: how people lived and acted and spent their time, what they ate and wore and cared about. Conventional historypolitics, economics, legislation, warsis important, however, when it helps to explain the forces that shape daily life.

As a historical novelist, I have found 'Daily Life in Victorian England' very . This book is great if you want to learn about life in Victorian England.

As a historical novelist, I have found 'Daily Life in Victorian England' very helpful for understanding period details. Mitchell covers a wide variety of walks of life during the nineteenth century, from the aristocrats we see in movies to the impoverished laborers, with a special emphasis on the rise of the middle class. It covers in depth many topics such as religion (Church of England and Nonconformists), the kinds of jobs and working conditions, education, food, housing, etc. It gives good snapshot of the time period. I found the entire book to be most interesting.

Daily Life is a useful companion to the life of Victorian England

Daily Life is a useful companion to the life of Victorian England. ' English Literature in Transition, '�The first thing to say about Daily Life in Victorian England is "it's about time. The Book Report, "The first thing to say about Daily Life in Victorian England is "it's about time. Students directed to this book will find all the essentials that they require to understand the daily life of most Victorians, no matter of what class or gender "- Victorian Studies, . .highly readable, attractively produced and illustrated, and more detailed and textured for beginning students.

Victorians: Daily Life. The Victorian era saw the Church of England become increasingly only one part of a vibrant and often competitive religious culture. Victorians: Commerce. Overseas trade and an extensive commercial infrastructure made Britain in the 19th century the most powerful trading nation in the world. Victorians: Food and Health. In the Victorian period the growth of the railways made it possible to transport food to markets much more easily. How Dracula Came to Whitby.

What was life really like in Victorian England during its transition from provincial society into modern urban power? Discover the effects of increased women's. 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.