The Gruesome Truth About the Victorians

by Jillian Powell Illustrated by Matt Buckingham

Covering the Romans, the Egyptians, the Greeks, the Aztecs, the Vikings, the Victorians, the Tudors and the Middle Ages, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. However, it focuses on the most gruesome parts of these topics.

Contents include:

  • The Vivacious Victorians
  • Homes and Hygiene
  • Cruel Rules
  • Dodgy Dinners
  • Dunce Caps and Canes
  • Arsenic and Leeches
  • ‘The Great Stink’
  • Pickpockets and Pudding Snammers
  • Hulks and Hangings
  • Foul Factories and Monstrous Mills
  • Chimneys and Coalmines
  • Boxing and Baiting
  • Freaks and Acrobats

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The Gruesome Truth About the Victorians

Paperback: 32 pages

Publisher: Wayland Books
(August 2012)

ISBN: 9780750269476

Size: 210 x 265 mm

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