Lost Voices of the Edwardians 1901 1910 in Their Own Words Download By Max Arthur

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Of Edwardian Britain This extraordinary period was fueled by a relentless sense of progress and witnessed the invention of many of the technologies now taken for granted This exciting. For some reason it seems to me that each time I buy a few titles these days I m able to get them by subject usually at two While the title itself has an interesting tone to it the structure does not I commend how the author managed to categorize the personal accounts as the prologue or the end of an era commemorating the death of ueen Victoria home work life childhood and school travel and excursions military politics and narratives of the suffragettes before closing it with an epilogue Going through the personal accounts was enjoyable since it gives one a glimpse into the typically unheard stories of the destitute the underprivileged This time the ones in power have been relegated to the sidelines and we see the lives of the Edwardian British masses Given the multiple accounts by a few people perhaps the author could have written the book Listening Woman by Tony Hillerman Summary & Study Guide usually at two While the title itself has an interesting tone to it the structure does not I commend how the author managed to categorize the personal accounts as the prologue or the end of an era commemorating the death of The White Nights of Ramadan ueen Victoria home work life childhood and school travel and excursions military politics and narratives of the suffragettes before closing it with an epilogue Going through the personal accounts was enjoyable since it gives one a glimpse into the typically Beyond the Pale unheard stories of the destitute the The Black Ice Score (Parker, underprivileged This time the ones in power have been relegated to the sidelines and we see the lives of the Edwardian British masses Given the multiple accounts by a few people perhaps the author could have written the book

Summary Lost Voices of the Edwardians 1901 1910 in Their Own Words

Lost Voices of the Edwardians 1901 1910 in Their Own Words

Work draws together the experiences of people from all walks of life capturing the first generation that was able to record their lives on film and imbuing them with emotional immediac. This book is brilliant a fascinating description of life at the turn of the century from the people who lived it It s short extracts from different people from all walks of life which make powerful reading The description of the school master talking about the boys in his class how he supported them provided shoes and food to those to poor to afford any then watched helpless as they all died in WW1 was particularly heartbreaking I m going to read others by this author this book truly does bring history to life We are lucky to live in the time that we do

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Combining oral history rare images and rediscovered film stills from the turn of the century this work gives voice to the forgotten figures who peopled the cities factories and coasts. In view of cutbacks in education health care and threatened pension reductions for public sector employees in today s Britain this book makes for sober reading Here the reader hears the voices of people from various walks of life who lived in Britain as it was during the Edwardian Age 1901 1910 In that era life for poor and working class Britons was hard brutish and usually short There was no public health service no pension programs for most employees Indeed it was up to the discretion of the employer if a worker was to receive any recompense for hisher services upon retirement If one wasn t well to do monied or of the aristocratic class in Edwardian Britain one was expected to eke out a living by the sweat of hisher brow Housing was sualid especially in the cities Diseases like tuberculosis typhoid fever and measles were rife and many ch


10 thoughts on “Lost Voices of the Edwardians 1901 1910 in Their Own Words

  1. says:

    This is my favorite kind of history book which is compiled using oral memoirs because who can describe it better than someone who actually was there This is a real must read for anyone who enjoys reading non fiction history

  2. says:

    In view of cutbacks in education health care and threatened pension reductions for public sector employees in today's Britain this book makes for sober reading Here the reader hears the voices of people from various walks of life who lived in Britain as it was during the Edwardian Age 1901 1910 In that era life

  3. says:

    I am a sucker for any book about the Victorians or Edwardians so when I spotted Max Arthur’s book in a charity shop I immediately bought it It is a compilation of testimony from people who grew up or lived duri

  4. says:

    This is a very informative and readable social history taken from oral history accounts and memoirs of Edwardian England It contains anecdotes and memories from a diverse group of people every class urban and rural men an

  5. says:

    I suspect these 'voices' are neither 'lost ' nor 'Edwardian ' I suspect they are made up by a modern Elizabethan called Major Disappointment

  6. says:

    For some reason it seems to me that each time I buy a few titles these days I'm able to get them by subject usually at two While the title itself has an interesting tone to it the structure does not I commend how the author managed to categorize the personal accounts as the prologue or the end of an era commemorating the death of u

  7. says:

    This book is brilliant; a fascinating description of life at the turn of the century from the people who lived it It's short extracts from different people from all walks of life which make powerful reading The description of the school master

  8. says:

    For a book based on archival materials I was disappointed I think it was just too piecemeal you never get to know the individuals properly and just get brief glimpses of their life stories And much is lost in the transfer of oral history onto paper the immediacy of a person's voice their accent and intonationThere are some intere

  9. says:

    Fascinating and vivid Another essential read in Arthur's series of oral histories

  10. says:

    Social history through personal accounts is great really interesting

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