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ISBN-10: 0762435186

ISBN-13: 9780762435180

The Victorian period has ruled the preferred mind's eye like no different interval, yet those myths and tales additionally supply a really distorted view of the nineteenth century.

The early Victorians have been a lot stranger that we frequently think, and their international might have felt very varied from our personal and it used to be in basic terms throughout the lengthy reign of the Queen glossy society emerged in unforeseen methods.

Using personality snap shots, occasions, and key moments Paterson brings the true lifetime of Victorian Britain alive - from the life of the aristocrats to the bottom ranks of the London slums. This comprises tips to use a fan, why morning visits have been carried out within the afternoon, what the Victorian relations ate and the way they loved their unfastened time, in addition to the Victorian legacy at the present time - comfort foodstuff, espresso bars, window purchasing, mass media, and big name culture.

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Out of the babble of voices, Michael Paterson has been capable of extract the essence of London itself. learn this publication and re-enter the labyrinth of a now-ancient city.' Peter Ackroyd

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