This book is quite interesting. The chapters are laid out as different rooms in the home and, although the title to me means that she was going to go through the house and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by csm
Well written in an easy to understand format, the writer takes us through the rooms of the house while explaining the rules for decoration and behavior in various time periods. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Terri
A thoroughly researched & fascinating view of life in 19th century British households. Scholarly, rich with illustrations & original source materials, including diaries & memoirs... Read morePublished 5 months ago by EnglishMajor
For anyone who's a fan of the PBS period dramas regarding servants, this book is chock full of details about Victorian life. Read morePublished 5 months ago by NHBunion
it only talks about the housing and barley mentions anything of the middle class but I got like 2 or three sentence references from it but if you want to know about the inside of... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Ofelia
Solid background to Victorian noels, including much steampunk, as well as the actual ones written then, sometimes benefit from some background. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Cissa
At first, I have to admit, the length of this volume dismayed me. Then I realized I did not have to read it cover-to-cover, but could browse through the section that seemed most... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Patrick C.
19th Century Scholar Judith Flanders has written an exhaustively-researched and beautifully crafted portrait of the 19th Century Victorian Home. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Michael Blum