ISBN: 9780853729419

Publication date: 01 May 1999

Author: Michael St John Parker

Britain in Queen Victoria’s reign grew in power and prestige to become the richest nation on earth through its trade and Empire.Britain also ruled half the world, and Victoria herself reigned gloriously over her dominion. Life in Victorian Britain describes and vividly illustrates the Victorians at work, at home, at school and at leisure against a background of astonishing scientific and industrial progress.Look out for more Pitkin Guides on the very best of British history, heritage and travel, particularly the other books in the 'Life in' series: Medieval England, in a Monastery, Tudor England, Stuart England and Georgian England.