Your Waterstones card is changing, introducing...
TELL ME MORE
Victorian Farm - Christmas Edition (Hardback)
  • Victorian Farm - Christmas Edition (Hardback)
zoom

Victorian Farm - Christmas Edition (Hardback)

(author)
£25.00
Hardback 304 Pages / Published: 02/11/2009
  • Publisher out of stock

Currently unavailable to order

This product is only available to collect in store.

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

No electricity, no gas, no flushing toilet ... and no tractor! Could you survive a year on a Victorian farm? In this fascinating time-travelling experiment Lion Television, with the BBC, follow a team of historians who will spend a year recreating farm life in 1885. Accompanying the series, this book follows the team as they try to run a farm using only materials and resources that would have been available to them in the Victorian era.

This was a crucial period in the history of Britain - rapid industrialization had radically changed life in the cites but rural communities used a mixture of centuries-old and pioneering modern practices. Packed with informative text and photographs from the farm year, this book reveals exactly what the Victorians, ate, wore, how they managed their animals, farmed the land and organised their lives. In-depth features describe revolutionary advances in more detail, including new inventions, new breeding methods and advances in agricultural science. Practical projects allow you to join the historians in rediscovering Victorian crafts, cookery and homecare.

Providing a real insight into life on a Victorian farm, this series is also a fascinating reminder of how history comes full circle. The organic diet of 1885, use of natural products for cleaning and healthcare and interests in crafts and gardening are of increasing relevance today as we look for a more responsible way of living over 120 years later.

Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 9781862058712
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 1154 g
Dimensions: 252 x 198 x 33 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition

You may also be interested in...

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race
Added to basket
Bread for All
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Watling Street
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts
Added to basket
Long Road from Jarrow
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.99
Paperback
Jane Austen at Home
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Earth is Weeping
Added to basket
£10.99   £8.99
Paperback
Must I Repeat Myself...?
Added to basket
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Added to basket
21 Lessons for the 21st Century
Added to basket
£18.99   £14.99
Hardback
Arnhem
Added to basket
£25.00   £20.00
Hardback
Pale Rider
Added to basket
£10.99   £8.99
Paperback
Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls 2
Added to basket
The Time Traveller's Guide to Restoration Britain
Added to basket
The Hidden Ways
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Homo Deus
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.