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Victorians - English Heritage Edition

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About this book

History of Britain
Victorians - English Heritage Edition

  • A fascinating introduction to Queen Victoria and the world of the Victorians, filled with intriguing facts about politics and everyday live.
  • Illustrated with remarkable photographs, illustrations, and maps.
  • Includes links to websites with animations, timelines, quizzes, games and homework information.
  • Winner of the Longman History Today New Generation Book Award.

The Victorian age was a roller coaster of unstoppable change and progress, which sent Britain hurtling into the modern world. From disease-ridden slums and steaming steelworks, to the excitement of the Great Exhibition and the exotic allure of India, readers can find out what life was like under the queen who gave her name to it all.


Reader Reviews

the victorians
Excellent resource material for homeschoolers in particular. Brilliant illustrations and presentation. An appealing book for children and we were very impressed with the internet-linked part. You can read Queen Victoria's diaries!!! Would like more books like this!

fiona smith, 19th May 2008
Victorians
Excellent book. It includes sources, paintings, pictures - everything you could want to recreate the Victorian period. The internet linked sections are particularly good. We would like more books like this on British history. It brings history alive and makes it appealing to children. Cannot praise this book enough!

Bruce Smith, 19th May 2008

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