Brief History of Life in Victorian Britain by Michael Paterson
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Brief History of Life in Victorian Britain
By Michael Paterson

A Brief History of Life in Victorian Britain

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Brief History of Life in Victorian Britain by Michael Paterson

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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. This includes the right way to use a fan, why morning visits were conducted in the afternoon, what the Victorian family ate and how they enjoyed their free time, as well as the Victorian legacy today - convenience food, coffee bars, window shopping, mass media, and celebrity culture. Praise for Dicken's London: Out of the babble of voices, Michael Paterson has been able to extract the essence of London itself. Read this book and re-enter the labyrinth of a now-ancient city.' Peter Ackroyd

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845297077
ISBN-10: 1845297075
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 130mm x 24mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Robinson Publishing
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 6-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Michael Paterson

Michael Paterson is a writer and researcher, and has worked at the Imperial War Museum. He is the author of Dickens' London.

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