A colourful introduction to the realities of life in the 19th century. Readers will learn hidden details of history, from how to fend off pickpockets to the correct way to fasten a corset. This title will appeal to both seasoned social history fans, costume drama lovers, history students and anyone with an interest in the Victorian era.
Michelle Higgs is an established author, with six social history titles under her belt. She has written extensively about Victorian England (Life in the Victorian Hospital, Life in the Victorian and Edwardian Workhouse, Prison Life in Victorian England), as well as two family history titles for Pen and Sword (Tracing Your Medical Ancestors, and Tracing Your Servant Ancestors). She frequently writes for all the UK family history magazines. See www.michellehiggs.co.uk for more information.