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The Victorian Asylum

The Victorian Asylum

by Sarah Rutherford

Victorian Asylum

Dreaded and reviled by many, these nineteenth-century buildings provide a unique window on how the Victorians housed and treated the mentally ill. Despite initially good intentions, they became warehous...
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The Victorian Cemetery

The Victorian Cemetery

by Sarah Rutherford

Victorian Cemetery

Planned with the same passion as a landscape garden, filled with monuments that represented the start of the art of craftsmanship in stone, and equipped with expensively constructed and fashionably de...
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The Victorian Chemist And Druggist

The Victorian Chemist And Druggist

by W A Jackson

Victorian Chemist And Druggist

After a historical introduction and a description of a Victorian chemist and druggist’s shop, this book describes and illustrates many of the items used and sold there. Most of the dispe...
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The Victorian Clergyman

The Victorian Clergyman

by Trevor May

Victorian Clergyman

The Victorian clergyman is a familiar character in the fiction of the period, especially in the novels of Anthony Trollope and George Eliot. Through text and pictures, this book sets out to tell thei...
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The Victorian Criminal

The Victorian Criminal

by Neil R. Storey

Victorian Criminal

From gaslit city streets to dark wooded estates, crime was rife in Victorian Britain; through a wide array of historical court records, newspaper accounts and prison books, The Victorian Criminal give...
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The Victorian Domestic Servant

The Victorian Domestic Servant

by Trevor May

Victorian Domestic Servant

In 1851 there were over one million servants in Britain. This work covers a range of domestic service in the nineteenth century, describing the work and conditions of servants and giving an in...
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The Victorian Farmer

The Victorian Farmer

by David J Eveleigh

Victorian Farmer

The Victorian farmer occupied a pivotal role in rural society, paying rents to the landowner and providing employment for the labourer. This book explores the world of the farmer during Queen Victoria...
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The Victorian Guide To Sex

The Victorian Guide To Sex

by Fern Riddell

The Victorian Guide to Sex : Desire and Deviance in the 19th Century

An exciting factual romp through sexual desire, practises and deviance in the Victorian era. The Victorian Guide to Sex will reveal advice and ideas o...
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The Victorian Home

The Victorian Home

by Kathryn Ferry

Victorian Home

The nineteenth century saw huge changes in design and technology that meant that a middle-class home looked very different by the time Queen Victoria died in 1901 to how it had at her accession in 1837. T...
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The Victorian Hospital

The Victorian Hospital

by Lavinia Mitton

Victorian Hospital

Lavinia Mitton follows the changes in hospital treatment that took place during the Victorian era and explores the different types of hospitals that were available, from the celebrated specialist inst...
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The Victorian Ironmonger

The Victorian Ironmonger

by Cecil A Meadows

Victorian Ironmonger

The Victorian ironmonger's shop was the nineteenth-century equivalent of the modern department store and a vast range of goods could be bought there. This book describes the Victorian ironmonger's v...
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The Victorian Policeman

The Victorian Policeman

by Simon Patrick Dell

Victorian Policeman

As Queen Victoria’s reign commenced the old watchmen were still patrolling the streets and Bow Street Runners were still investigating crime in London; the counties and boroughs were being policed ...
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The Victorian Public School

The Victorian Public School

by Trevor Matthews

Victorian Public School

Public schools were in the business of producing leaders - in national government, in the Empire, and in the armed forces. Their impact on society was immense, and they provided the vehicle by wh...
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The Victorian Railway Worker

The Victorian Railway Worker

by Trevor May

Victorian Railway Worker

Thousands of Victorians were employed by railway companies, from the locomotive driver on the footplate to the booking clerk in the station. The companies provided work for navvies, signalmen, t...
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The Victorian Schoolroom

The Victorian Schoolroom

by Trevor May

Victorian Schoolroom

There was a tremendous expansion of education in England and Wales during the nineteenth century. A combination of voluntary effort and government action led to the introduction of a system of eleme...
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The Victorian Undertaker

The Victorian Undertaker

by Trevor May

Victorian Undertaker

The Victorians were, were relatively at ease with death and there is much in this book to interest social historians, those interested in historical costume and transport enthusiasts, as there is a ...
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The Victorian Workhouse

The Victorian Workhouse

by Trevor May

Victorian Workhouse

Whether it was 'the batille', 'the spike', 'the work'us' or simply 'the house', the Victorian workhouse was the cause of dread and shame for thousands of men, women and children. This book looks at t...
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The Victorians

The Victorians

by John D Wright

The Victorians : From Empire and Industry to Poverty and Famine

The Victorians explores nineteenth century society in all its colourful detail from cholera epidemics and asylums to workshouses and chimney sweeps; from t...
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The Victorians: Beginners Guide

The Victorians: Beginners Guide

by David Gane

Beginners Guide To The Victorians

The Victorian era was a time of unprecedented transformation, yet it is often understood only through the stereotypes of crowded factories, child labour and emotional repression. In thi...
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The Wayward Genius Of Henry Mayhew

The Wayward Genius Of Henry Mayhew

by Karl Sabbagh

The Wayward Genius Of Henry Mayhew : Pioneering reportage from Victorian London

The 200th anniversary of Henry Mayhew's birth is overshadowed by that of his friend and collaborator Charles Dickens. But in fact Mayhew wa...
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