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The Victorian world : facts and fictions

Author: Ginger Suzanne Frost
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2018]
Series: Historical facts and fictions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book introduces readers to the myths and realities of the history of Victorian Britain, with accompanying primary sources. Over 50 primary documents from a wide variety of genres are included. -- Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Frost, Ginger Suzanne, 1962- author.
Victorian World
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, 2018
(DLC) 2018025261
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ginger Suzanne Frost
ISBN: 9781440855900 1440855900
OCLC Number: 1038022604
Description: xxi, 227 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Victorians were sexual prudes --
Victorian women remained in the home --
Victorian families were both better and worse than modern ones --
Victorians lacked a sense of humor --
Victorian society was riddled with crime --
Victorian Britain had little racial mixing or immigration --
The Victorian economy succeeded because of laissez faire --
Victorians favored diplomatic isolation --
The Victorian period was unusually peaceful.
Series Title: Historical facts and fictions.
Responsibility: Ginger S. Frost.

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This book introduces readers to the myths and realities of the history of Victorian Britain, with accompanying primary sources. Over 50 primary documents from a wide variety of genres are included. -- Provided by publisher.

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