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by Ruth Goodman
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SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady
How to be a Victorian, like Ruth Goodman's How to be a Tudor, which I read in January, is a fine study of a foreign country - in this case the Britain of roughly 150 years ago. It is filled with strange, often horrifying or amusing details. For example, that genteel ladies might want to take exerc...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 1 year ago
Excellent look at victorian life from rising in the morning to going to bed with a lot of citations.
Rane Aria
Rane Aria rated it 2 years ago
Fascinated by the Victorian era for many years now, I gobbled up piece by piece of this book. Ruth Goodman makes everything fun and interesting as she herself is not only a historian but reenacts things she has read and research herself from corset wearing, farming and everyday life of, in this case...
Rane Aria
Rane Aria rated it 2 years ago
Fascinated by the Victorian era for many years now, I gobbled up piece by piece of this book. Ruth Goodman makes everything fun and interesting as she herself is not only a historian but reenacts things she has read and research herself from corset wearing, farming and everyday life of, in this case...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
On the first work day of every month, I run a report to find all the new books, videos, and CDs that were added to my library's collection during the previous month. My perk for doing this is that I get first crack (usually) at the books I find interesting. Sometimes I just tweet about the standouts...
Sharon E. Cathcart
Sharon E. Cathcart rated it 4 years ago
For such a weighty tome, Ruth Goodman's How To Be a Victorian is quite entertaining. Goodman takes her research and personal experience (from working on BBC productions such as "Victorian House") and brings the information to light for the everyday reader.The book covers subjects ranging from leisur...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 4 years ago
spotted on GeeVee's update
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