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Victorian rural England

Victorian rural England

third conference report [of] the Victorian Society.

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Published by the Society in London .
Written in English


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Ed. by Paul Thompson.

ContributionsThompson, Paul, 1935-, Victorian Society. Annual conference,
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Open LibraryOL14620994M


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A very good book that looks at the ordinary lives of farmers' farm laborers and rural craftsmen in Victorian England. Very well written in a a very readable way. Read more. 3 people found this helpful. Helpful.

Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from the United States.5/5(2). A very good book that looks at the ordinary lives of farmers' farm laborers and rural craftsmen in Victorian England.

Very well written in a a very readable way. Read more. 3 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from the United by: Filled with lovely scenes of 19th-century England, this beautiful book is a nostalgic glimpse of a vanished world through the lens of Benjamin Brecknell Turner ( -- ), one of the first, and one of the greatest, of early British photographers.5/5(1).

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It is written by Alun Howkins, a historian who has officially retired, but is still actively writing. Its subtitle, The Social History of the Countryside Sinceagain gives away what the book is about.

The book summarises all the 20th-century changes that we’ve been talking about. The stately homes of England. How beautiful they stand.

Amidst their tall ancestral trees, O'er all the pleasant land. (Felicia Hemans, ) Evelyn Waugh came to. Wildlife is in freefall: in much of rural England you would struggle to hear a skylark, while more than 98% of traditional hay meadows have been destroyed, and.

Books shelved as victorian-history: Inside the Victorian Home: A Portrait of Domestic Life in Victorian England by Judith Flanders, The Invention of Murd. Rural Life in Victorian England by G.E. Mingay (Futura, ) Reshaping Rural England: A Social History, by Alun Howkins (Harper Collins Academic, ).

Raymond Williams’s book The Country and the City is an ambitious attempt to unpick the historical, cultural and imaginative context behind. Looking back on images of rural Victorian life, such as this photograph, 'Coming home from the marshes' by Peter Henry Emerson, it is easy to think of this era as an idyllic time for rural life.

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It is changing for a number of reasons. First, there is a growing recognition that many of the generalisations about the Victorian countryside which form the received wisdom on the topic are inadequate as descriptions of social life as experienced.

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By 22, miles of road across England and Wales had been ‘turnpiked’. This refers to a moveable barrier, sometimes armed with ‘pikes’ or barbs, across a road, turned aside only after a toll was paid. Many turnpike-keepers’ cottages can still be seen beside rural roads.

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Meanwhile Eliza, back in Victorian rural England, is messing about with (and being messed about by) a drifter called James Dix who has taken up residence in her parents’ barn. He seems. Rural life. It's all there in popular fiction. From Jane Austen in the s, via Charles Dickens' pictures of mid century London life, to HG Wells' Time Machine inthe world of literature.

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