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Voices of Victorian England: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life

Voices of Victorian England: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life (Hardback)

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The Victorian age was a period of transition as Britain industrialized and society underwent profound changes. Here, contemporary voices provide students with an up-close look at this pivotal time.* Presents and comments on 68 excerpts from primary documents of the Victorian era, 1837-1901* Details selected topics-such as Victorian Ireland, Social Darwinism, the marriage market, and homosexuality-in numerous sidebars* Points readers to books and websites that can expand their understanding of a document and relate it to themes and issues in modern life* Suggests methods students can use to successfully incorporate the documents into school research and reading projects* Includes a chronology listing important dates and events from the birth of Princess Victoria in 1819 to the end of the Boer War in 1902

History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalModern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900History & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyBritish & Irish history Publisher: ABC-CLIO Publication Date: 25/02/2014 ISBN-13: 9780313386886  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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John A. Wagner, PhD, has taught classes in British and American history at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ, and Phoenix College, in Phoenix, AZ.

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