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Pleasures and Pastimes in Victorian Britain
by Pamela Horn
It was a paradox of 19th-century Britain that while work was the bedrock upon which the Victorian vision of progress and improvement was constructed, the years between 1837 and 1901 also saw the greatest upsurge in leisure pursuits hitherto witnessed. This book deals with the pleasures and pastimes enjoyed by the Victorians, setting the various activities enjoyed into the ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published August 9th 2002 by Alan Sutton Publishing
(first published July 1st 1999)
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