The Encyclopedia of the Victorian World

The Encyclopedia of the Victorian World

An A to Z Guide to the People, Places, Events, and Everyday Life of the Victorian Era

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An encyclopedia portrayal of the period between 1837 and 1901, the reign of Great Britain's Queen Victoria, a time during which the aspirin was discovered and some of the most enduring work in literature, philosophy, and science were created. The alphabetical entries focus on Britain, though the books's scope is global, and represent significant people, places, and events in politics, art, literature, music, science, philosophy, war, business, architecture, and every day life and fashion. The CIP sub-title reads, "An A to Z guide." Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 1996.
ISBN: 9780805026221
Call Number: 941.081 ENCYCLOPEDIA
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: Great Britain -- Civilization -- 19th century -- Encyclopedias.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Encyclopedias.
Additional Contributors: Ochoa, George
Corey, Melinda


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