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Aspects of Victorian Society
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Books From Our Library

The following books will be placed on reserve for the duration of this assignment. You may use them in the library but may not check them out. Please ask one of the library staff for assistance.

  • What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew; from fox hunting to Whist-the facts of daily life in Nineteenth Century England
  • Not in God's Image: Women in History from the Greeks to the Victorians
  • Larousse: Encyclopedia of Modern History from 1500 to Present Day
  • The 1800s Headlines in History
  • Life in Victorian England
  • The Encylopedia of the Victorian World: a Reader's Companion to the People, Places, Events, and Everyday Life of the Victorian Era 
  • Life in Charles Dickens's England
  • Jane Austen's World : the Life and Times of England's Most Popular Author
  • Daily Life in Victorian England
  • Victorian Childhoods
  • Health, Medicine,  and Society in Victorian England

Useful Databases and Links

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Los Angeles Public Library Databases
These databases are accessible online with either a library card or an e-card

Greenwood Daily Life Online Through History 1*Browse daily life in the ancient world, medieval world, 15th and 16 centuries, 17th and 18th centuries, 19th century, and modern world and find out what it was like.

History In Context: World (Gale) 1*Contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in world history from full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.
World Book Encyclopedia 1*Offers information on a range of topics. 

Web Links

Victorian Society -  Discover Victorian life through the posters, pamphlets, diaries, newspapers, political reports and illustrations that the 19th century left behind.  

The Victorian Web - Variety of topics on gender, social history, religion and art.

Victorian and Albert Collection

Victorians - BBC  - BBC Compilation of many resources. 

Primary History Victorian Britain  -Children in Victorian Britain


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