Edwardian childhoods

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London, Boston .

Written in English

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Places:

  • England

Subjects:

  • Children -- England -- Biography.,
  • England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statement[compiled by] Thea Thompson.
ContributionsThompson, Thea.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA566.4 .E34 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 232 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3125199M
ISBN 100710093357
LC Control Number82236933

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The Edwardian era or Edwardian period in the United Kingdom is the period covering the reign of King Edward VII, to The death of Queen Victoria in January and the succession of her son Edward marked the end of the Victorian Victoria had shunned society, Edward was the leader of a fashionable elite that set a style influenced by the art and fashions.

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The death of Queen Victoria in January and the succession of her son Edward marked the end of the Victorian Victoria had shunned. A Look into how Victorian Children Lived, Played, Worked and Survived. Life for Victorian Children in Victorian times ( to ) was nothing like childhood in today’s world.

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chap. See also Thea Vigne's Edwardian Childhoods (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, ), passim. On the question of youth as opposed to child. CHAPTER 1. A Cloud Across the Sun.

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