The Victorians by Jane Goodwin
  

Synopsis

The Victorians by Jane Goodwin

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.

About the Author

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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Jane Goodwin
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

26th February 2015

ISBN

9780750292740


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