The Georgians by Ruth Brocklehurst

The Georgians by Ruth Brocklehurst

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Offers an introduction to various aspects of life in Georgian Britain, from the grandeur of country stately homes to the squalor of city smugglers dens. This book features maps, family trees, and quotes from Georgian writers, poets and historians. It also lists internet links, books, films and places to visit.

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This book offers a fascinating introduction to every aspect of life in Georgian Britain, from the grandeur of country stately homes to the squalor of city smugglers dens. The key figures and events include Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Jacobite rebels, Captain Cook exploring the South Pacific, the Napoleonic wars, The Boston tea party and Dr Johnson and his dictionary. It is illustrated with a wide variety of different pictures, including cartoons, fine art, and photographs of gorgeous medieval treasures, castles and cathedrals. It features maps, family trees, and quotes from Georgian writers, poets and historians. For those who want to explore the Georgians further, internet links, books, films and places to visit are listed at the back of the book.

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SKU GOR003817865
Title The Georgians
Author By (author) Ruth Brocklehurst
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 64
ISBN 10 074608448X
ISBN 13 9780746084489
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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This book offers a fascinating introduction to every aspect of life in Georgian Britain, from the grandeur of country stately homes to the squalor of city smugglers dens. The key figures and events include Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Jacobite rebels, Captain Cook exploring the South Pacific, the Napoleonic wars, The Boston tea party and Dr Johnson and his dictionary. It is illustrated with a wide variety of different pictures, including cartoons, fine art, and photographs of gorgeous medieval treasures, castles and cathedrals. It features maps, family trees, and quotes from Georgian writers, poets and historians. For those who want to explore the Georgians further, internet links, books, films and places to visit are listed at the back of the book.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR003817865
Title The Georgians
Author By (author) Ruth Brocklehurst
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 64
ISBN 10 074608448X
ISBN 13 9780746084489
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No