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Title A visitor's guide to Victorian England / Michelle Higgs.
Author Higgs, Michelle, author.
Publication Barnsley, England : Pen & Sword History, 2014.
Copyright date ©2014
Description 1 online resource (245 pages)
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Getting Your Bearings; 2 Accommodation; 3 Clothing; 4 Food and Drink; 5 Getting Around; 6 Shopping; 7 Health Hazards; 8 Encounters with the Opposite Sex; 9 Amusements and Entertainments; 10 Customs and Traditions; APPENDICES; Timeline; Currency and Coinage; Cost of Accommodation; Wages and Salaries; What You Could Buy With ... ; The Cost of Living; Bibliography.
Summary Step into the past and experience the sights, sounds and smells of Victorian England, from clothing to cuisine, toilet arrangements to transport - and everything in between! HAVE YOU EVER IMAGINED what it would be like to visit the Victorian era? How would you find the best seat on an omnibus, deal with unwanted insects and vermin, get in and out of a vehicle while wearing a crinoline, and avoid catching an infectious disease? Michelle Higgs answers all these questions, and reveals the minutiae of Victorian daily life. Drawing on a wide range of sources, this book blends accurate historical de.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed December 4, 2014).
Subject Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901.
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01919811
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
1800-1901
Genre Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Higgs, Michelle. Visitor's guide to Victorian England. Barnsley, England : Pen & Sword History, ©2014 219 pages 9781781592830
ISBN 9781473836228 (e-book)
1473836220 (e-book)

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