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The Resource How to be a Victorian : a dawn-to-dusk guide to Victorian life, Ruth Goodman

How to be a Victorian : a dawn-to-dusk guide to Victorian life, Ruth Goodman

Label
How to be a Victorian : a dawn-to-dusk guide to Victorian life
Title
How to be a Victorian
Title remainder
a dawn-to-dusk guide to Victorian life
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Goodman
Title variation
  • Dawn-to-dusk guide to Victorian life
  • Dawn to dusk guide to Victorian life
  • Guide to Victorian life
  • Victorian life
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ruth Goodman believes in getting her hands dirty. Drawing on her own adventures living in re-created Victorian conditions, Goodman serves as our bustling and fanciful guide to nineteenth-century life. Proceeding from daybreak to bedtime, this charming, illustrative work celebrates the ordinary lives of the most perennially fascinating era of British history. From waking up to the rapping of a 'knocker-upper man' on the window pane to lacing into a corset after a round of calisthenics, from slipping opium to the little ones to finally retiring to the bedroom for the ideal combination of 'love, consideration, control and pleasure,' the weird, wonderful, and somewhat gruesome intricacies of Victorian life are vividly rendered here. How to Be a Victorian is an enchanting manual for the insatiably curious
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goodman, Ruth
Dewey number
941.08
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA533
LC item number
.G557 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
How to be a Victorian : a dawn-to-dusk guide to Victorian life, Ruth Goodman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "First published in Great Britain in 2013 by Penguin Books Ltd."--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Getting up -- Getting dressed -- A trip to the privy -- Personal grooming -- Morning exercise -- Breakfast -- The main business of the day -- Back at the house -- The midday meal -- The day's work resumes -- Meanwhile, for the young, there was school -- A few snatched hours of leisure -- The evening meal -- A bath before bed -- Behind the bedroom door
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
458 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780871404855
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2014023719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
How to be a Victorian : a dawn-to-dusk guide to Victorian life, Ruth Goodman
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "First published in Great Britain in 2013 by Penguin Books Ltd."--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Getting up -- Getting dressed -- A trip to the privy -- Personal grooming -- Morning exercise -- Breakfast -- The main business of the day -- Back at the house -- The midday meal -- The day's work resumes -- Meanwhile, for the young, there was school -- A few snatched hours of leisure -- The evening meal -- A bath before bed -- Behind the bedroom door
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
458 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780871404855
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2014023719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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