The Way We Lived Then is a fascinating anthology of memoirs chronicling British life in the seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The wealth of material from people of all classes provides an enthralling and detailed portrait. All aspects of existence are covered, including life at home, at work and at school, in towns and villages, and within all social groups. These captivating first-hand accounts of life in Britain have been gathered together to create a unique and wide-ranging compilation of historical sources. Subjects include the following: harsh discipline in seventeenth century schools, city slums in the 1880's and the treatment of suffragettes in prison during 1910. An entertaining anthology, essential for those anyone interested in British social history.
Publisher: Pavilion Books ISBN: 9781861053893 Number of pages: 224 Weight: 588 g Dimensions: 242 x 164 mm
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