By Jane Goodwin
All you need to know about this key era in history, in a handy-sized format.
This title looks at all the significant individulas and events of the Victorian era: Shaftesbury, Owen, Fry; Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and the Great Exhibition; Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole and the Crimean War; Stephenson, Brunel; Livingstone, Kingsley and world exploration; Bell and the telephone. It also looks at the changes to work and transport: the factory system and working life for men, women and children; the growth of industrial towns, ships and seafaring, rail travel, seaside holidays and entertainment; the impact of railways and the building of factories on the local area.
Jane Goodwin read English at Swansea University and then pursued a career in education. She has been a teacher for 12 years and is interested in how children develop as literate members of the community.
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26 Feb 2015
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