The Victorian House: Domestic Life from Childbirth to Deathbed

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The bestselling social history of Victorian domestic life, told through the letters, diaries, journals and novels of 19th-century men and women.The Victorian age is both recent and unimaginably distant. In the most prosperous and technologically advanced nation in the world, people carried slops up and down stairs; buried meat in fresh earth to prevent mould forming; wrung sheets out in boiling water with their bare hands. This drudgery was routinely performed by the parents of people still living, but the knowledge of it ...

The Victorian House: Domestic Life from Childbirth to Deathbed 2004, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9780007131891

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The Victorian House: Domestic Life from Childbirth to Deathbed 2003, HarperCollins Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780007131884

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