What the Victorians Did for Us - Adam Hart-Davis Reviews
Description:Genre: History / Author: Adam Hart D avies / Paperback / Publication date: 2002 Publisher: Headline
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Based on the BBC 2 series of the same name (first shown in 2001) this book explores the technological, scientific and cultural strides that were made in the Victorian era. Queen Victoria reigned for over sixty years, so the developments during this time are considerable and I was therefore very impressed that Adam Hart-Davis was able to pack so much information into a mere 220 pages. I don't think you need to have seen the TV series to appreciate this book. Adam Hart-Davis captures the flavour of the age perfectly - the sense of national pride that stemmed from Britain's vast empire and the excitement mixed with trepidation that new concepts such as ... Read the complete review