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Edwardians

Paul Richard Thompson

Edwardians

the remaking of British society

by Paul Richard Thompson

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Social classes -- Great Britain,
    • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Edward VII, 1901-1910

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementPaul Thompson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN389 .T43 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 382 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages382
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5190542M
      ISBN 100253319412
      LC Control Number75010897

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The Edwardians by Sackville-West, Edwardians by Vita Sackville. You Searched For: Condition: Good. A nice copy.

Ex-library book with the usual stamps and stickers. The cover, which is slightly shelf worn, lacks a dust jacket. Page edges tanned. Text remains clear and bright.

Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and ps:// A portrait of fashionable society at the height of the era, The Edwardians revealed, through the lives of its characters, all that was glamorous about the period -- and all that was to lead to its downfall.

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Serviceable account of England’s tumultuous years between Queen Victoria’s death in and the outbreak of WWI. “The persistent myth depicts the Edwardian era as a long and leisurely afternoon,” writes Hattersley (The Life of John Wesley,etc.); in fact it was “the time when a modern nation was born.”The “myth” he aims to dispel is largely confined to coffee-table books.

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