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You Wouldn't Want to be a Victorian Miner By John Malam

You Wouldn't Want to be a Victorian Miner by John Malam

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Summary

Brought up in a British coal-mining village in the 1860s, most men would have to endure the dangers and difficulties of working underground. Discover how pit ponies are were used, how the coal was mined, how to survive deep underground and how a canary could save your life.

You Wouldn't Want to be a Victorian Miner Summary

You Wouldn't Want to be a Victorian Miner by John Malam

As a man brought up a British coal-mining village in the 1860s, you have to endure the dangers and difficulties of working underground in a Victorian mine. Learn how to get by with a succession of 'Handy hints' such as not forgetting to take a canary down the mine with you. Find out how pit ponies are used, and how the coal is mined, and how to survive deep underground. You'll soon learn that you really wouldn't want to be a Victorian miner!

About John Malam

John Malam studies ancient history and archaeology at the University of Birmingham, after which he worked as an archaeologist at the Iron Bridge Gorge Museum in Shropshire. He is now an author specialising in information books for children. He lives in Cheshire with his wife, a book designer, and their two children.

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GOR004954436
9780750235976
0750235977
You Wouldn't Want to be a Victorian Miner by John Malam
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Hachette Children's Group
20020117
32
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