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Victorian Bray

a town adapts to changing times

by Liam Clare

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Irish Academic Press in Dublin, Ireland, Portland, OR .
Written in English


Edition Notes

PRIORITY 3.

StatementLiam Clare.
SeriesMaymooth studies in local history ;, no. 18
Classifications
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Pagination82 p. ;
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL104076M
ISBN 100716527006
LC Control Number99220301
OCLC/WorldCa40143796

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Unlike boarding schools today, an all-girl school in Victorian England had one purpose, and one purpose alone: to turn girls into desirable wives and auction them off to the highest bidder. A discussion this mindset sparks all throughout the rest of the book is fantastic, and it is the very best reflection this book . Find and save ideas about old book pages on Pinterest.

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Something I appreciate as a ready. I found the story quite powerful and really kept me glued for the entire book /5(30). Oxfam Bookshop Cardiff This book portrays Victorian Bray as a town struggling to cope with a rapidly expanding population, a great influx of tourists, the impact of new technologies and the influence of the evolving Victorian value system.

This book describes the stage-by-stage creation and development, from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day, of the remarkable global communications technologies that have profoundly Reviews: 1.

Later, Bray adapted material from this book to create a children's book entitled A Peep at the Pixies, or Legends of the West (). It was A Peep at the Pixies which Rossetti used as source material for her most famous poem, " Goblin Market " ().

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Cantab (2 times) The Pearl, Vol. 1 (1 times). From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Libba Bray (born Martha Elizabeth Bray; Ma ) is an American writer of young adult novels including the Gemma Doyle Trilogy, Going Bovine, and The Diviners. She lived in Texas until she was 26 years old. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clare, Liam.

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