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The Resource Year in the life of Victorian Britain

Year in the life of Victorian Britain

Label
Year in the life of Victorian Britain
Title
Year in the life of Victorian Britain
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Includes an event or diary entry for every day in the year, drawn from the whole of Victoria's reign. Some of these moments record history in the making, others are memorable because they describe things that seemed incidental at the time, but are brought to life by the intimate insight they provide into Victorian lives. Extracts include: 1 Jan (1881), the first postal orders were issued (1881) February 26 (1852), the Birkenhead is wrecked off Simon's Bay, South Africa, and about 600 troops go down, drawn up in perfect order on the decks 21 May (1894), the Manchester Ship Canal is officially opened by Queen Victoria 4 Sept (1854), passengers start a weekly newsletter aboard SS Great Britain as she sails from Australia to England 25 October (1854), the charge of the Light Brigade.
Assigning source
--Amazon.com
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Trotman, Felicity,
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Manners and customs
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
Year in the life of Victorian Britain
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- January -- February -- March -- April -- May -- June -- July -- August -- September -- October -- November -- December -- Acknowledgements
Control code
911171757
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
318 pages,16 pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9781445644691
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)911171757
Label
Year in the life of Victorian Britain
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- January -- February -- March -- April -- May -- June -- July -- August -- September -- October -- November -- December -- Acknowledgements
Control code
911171757
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
318 pages,16 pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9781445644691
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)911171757

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