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Awfully Ancient: Thomas Crapper, Corsets and Cruel Britannia By Peter Hepplewhite

Awfully Ancient: Thomas Crapper, Corsets and Cruel Britannia
by Peter Hepplewhite

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Awfully Ancient! takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the most awful, disgusting or blood-curdling periods throughout history...
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Awfully Ancient: Thomas Crapper, Corsets and Cruel Britannia Summary


Awfully Ancient: Thomas Crapper, Corsets and Cruel Britannia: A seedy history of the vexing Victorians! by Peter Hepplewhite

Welcome to the incredible Industrial Revolution! Grab a pie, peruse the past with us and discover all there is to know about the Victorians: from pioneering plumbing and constricting corsets to choking chimneys.

Why were pea-soupers perilous? Why were Victorian streets teeming with turds? Who spent their childhood up chimneys?

Dig into this diary of days gone by and find the answers to these valuable Victorian questions and many more...

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Awfully Ancient: Thomas Crapper, Corsets and Cruel Britannia Reviews


This kind of approach to history has become hugely popular in recent years and children respond well to this way of learning, even those who may formerly have found history boring * Parents In Touch *

About Peter Hepplewhite


Peter Hepplewhite is an experienced writer of children's history and has taught the subject for many years. He is currently the Education Officer for Tyne & Wear Archives Service.

Table of Contents


  • 1: Vexing Victorians
  • 2: Chilling Childhood
  • 3: Cruel Schools
  • 4: Wicked Work
  • 5: Killer Coal
  • 6: Horrific Houses
  • 7: Rotten Railways
  • 8: Horrible Hospitals
  • 9: Troubled Toilets
  • 10: Foul Food
  • 11: Killer Corsets
  • 12: Cruel Britannia
  • 13: Fine Funerals
  • 14: Glossary
  • 15: More Information

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Awfully Ancient: Thomas Crapper, Corsets and Cruel Britannia: A seedy history of the vexing Victorians! by Peter Hepplewhite
Peter Hepplewhite
Awfully Ancient
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hachette Children's Group
2016-08-30
32
0750289988
9780750289986
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