By Kristine Hughes

During this timesaving reference booklet, revered writer and historian Kristine Hughes brings nineteenth century England to existence as she leads you thru the main points that symbolize this interesting period. From slice-of-life proof, anecdotes and firsthand bills, to sweeping timelines and significant ancient occasions, this advisor provides the pleasant and sometimes superb day-by-day realities of Regency and Victorian England. With it, you are going to craft a colourful tale as you examine what humans ate, from pigeon pie and turtle dinners to syllabub and milk punch, the place a prisoner may pass if he have been remanded to the "hulks; " the 4 coats a gentleman should have in his cloth wardrobe, and different model standards of the period; the foundations commemorated by means of respectable society, from the right kind strategy to prom to the well mannered hours to "call; " how married and divorced, via churching, wife-selling and different practices; what humans did for paintings, from cottagers and hiking boys to milkmaids and manservants; the which means of universal slang phrases like mawleys and moleskins; what Cook's excursions have been existence and the place they can take the adventurous; and developments in leisure, similar to dandies, panoramas and extra.

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