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Clarice Swisher
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Victorian England

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An anthology of essays on the period, in sections on Queen Victoria and the Victorian period, technology and medicine, daily life in Victorian England, social and cultural changes, and ideas that changed values, views, and events. Subjects discussed include child labor, the rise of a strong middle class, the Reform Acts, and educating women and the working class. Includes ...more
Published (first published September 1st 1999)
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Mar 17, 2017 rated it liked it
Impressive variety of essays covering a summation of the Victorian era's significance. I'd like to see an updated edition under the same format.
Becky B
An informative book on the culture and history of Victorian England. I read it all the way through, but I doubt I would have done so in middle or high school. It is a good reference source for those grades. It does read a bit like a textbook. Swisher includes a lot of good citations and there are pictures and illustrations to further help understanding.
Katie Pagan
I loved this book as a young teenager...I used to repeatedly check it out of the local library :-) But it's not really a book for entertainment. It's more of an excellent reference source for the beginning scholar in Victorian England.
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