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How to be a Victorian

Author: Ruth Goodman
Publisher: London : Viking, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Moving through the rhythm of the day, from waking up to the sound of a knocker-upper man poking a stick at your window, to retiring for nocturnal activities, when the door finally closes on twenty four hours of life, this guide illuminates the overlapping worlds of health, sex, fashion, food, school, work and play.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Goodman
ISBN: 9780670921355 0670921351 9780241958346 0241958342
OCLC Number: 825557700
Description: 464 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Ruth Goodman.

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Written with such passion that one cannot help but be carried along ... Will fascinate and inform anyone who is in any way interested in Victorian ways of life -- Dr Ian Mortimer, author of The Time Read more...

 
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