Victorian Things by Asa Briggs

Victorian Things by Asa Briggs

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The restless curiosity of the Victorians, their passion for scientific advance and their obsession with "things" inspired them to delve into the artistic heritage of other cultures and ages. This survey brings to life the material culture of one of the most inventive, and acquisitive, societies.

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The restless curiosity of the Victorians, their search for higher levels of comfort, their passion for scientific advance and their general obsession with "things" inspired them to search the natural world, the artistic heritage of other cultures and ages and to apply their minds to devising solutions to a host of practical issues. This survey of Victorian material culture brings to life the material culture of one of the most inventive, and acquisitive, societies.

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SKU GOR003831176
Title Victorian Things
Author By (author) Asa Briggs
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher The History Press Ltd
Year Published 2003
Number of Pages 448
ISBN 10 0750933399
ISBN 13 9780750933391
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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The restless curiosity of the Victorians, their search for higher levels of comfort, their passion for scientific advance and their general obsession with "things" inspired them to search the natural world, the artistic heritage of other cultures and ages and to apply their minds to devising solutions to a host of practical issues. This survey of Victorian material culture brings to life the material culture of one of the most inventive, and acquisitive, societies.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR003831176
Title Victorian Things
Author By (author) Asa Briggs
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher The History Press Ltd
Year Published 2003
Number of Pages 448
ISBN 10 0750933399
ISBN 13 9780750933391
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