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Victorian town children

Sue Purkis

Victorian town children

by Sue Purkis

  • 222 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published in A & C Black .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16392598M
ISBN 100713662336

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Victorian Town Children (Real Lives) [Sallie Purkis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Drawing on original research, including anecdotes, first-hand accounts, and a wealth of photographs, The Victorian Town Child describes in detail the changing lives of all classes of Victorian town children, from those of prosperous business and professional families to working-class families, where unemployment and overcrowding were particular /5(13).

The Victorian Town Child. The rise of urban society meant that a great majority of people were living in towns at the end of the 19th century. In industrial centres the proportion of children was well above the national average, while in market towns it was below. Margaret Hale goes to live in the fictional northern mill town of Milton, and gets involved with the town’s manufacturing industry.

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Summary: True-life experiences of four ordinary Victorian children are presented as historical biographies in this book. Through hours of research, Sallie Purkis has uncovered these original histories and retells them for the first time with historical photographs and large colour illustrations.

Victorian town children. [Sallie Purkis] -- Drawing on photographs and historical evidence describes the lives of four children from different social backgrounds living in nineteenth century Great Britain.

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