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    DescriptionIn the wake of the Industrial Revolution the population swiftly developed a thirst for knowledge about the myriad of new goods and ideas that were becoming available. But before the days of television, newspaper advertising and junk mail how did people get to know about everything? Over a million people solved the problem by buying a copy of this book which caused a publishing sensation in Victorian Britain. Because it explained so much about so many different aspects of life it continues to provide a very enjoyable and informative peep into the lifestyle of our forebears. In 2775 entries the enquiring Victorian learns how to tell if food is fresh and when it is in season; how to dance; the difference between local dialects; correcting grammar and spelling; the rules of games and puzzles; hints on etiquette; kitchen and household hints and recipes; cures for scores of ailments including rheumatism and baldness; the origins of Christian names; first aid; employment and rental regulations; keeping fit; dressmaking and embroidery; births, marriages and deaths; personal conduct as well as scores of others. We know when and where the Victorians lived. This fascinating book explains much about how they lived.


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    Title
    Enquire within upon Everything 1890
    Subtitle
    A Comprehensive Guide to the Necessities of Domestic Life in Victorian Britain
    Authors and contributors
    Created by Old House Books
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 184 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781873590300
    ISBN 10: 187359030X
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBLL, HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.3
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    DC21: 941.081
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Subject Code: TT
    Abridged Dewey: 941
    BISAC V2.8: TRV009070
    LC classification: DA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 13120
    BIC subject category V2: 3JH, 1DBK
    Thema V1.0: NHTB, NHD
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3M, 3MN
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New ed of 1890 ed
    Publisher
    Old House Books
    Imprint name
    SHIRE PUBLICATIONS LTD
    Publication date
    15 December 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford