Victorian Material Culture (Hardcover)

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Victorian Material Culture (Hardcover)

By Tatiana Kontou (Editor), Kara Tennant (Editor)

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From chatelaines to whale blubber, ice making machines to stained glass, this six-volume collection will be of interest to the scholar, student or general reader alike - anyone who has an urge to learn more about Victorian things. The set brings together a range of primary sources on Victorian material culture and discusses the most significant developments in material history from across the nineteenth century. The collection will demonstrate the significance of objects in the everyday lives of the Victorians and addresses important questions about how we classify and categorise nineteenth-century things. This collection brings together a range of primary sources on Victorian material and culture. This volume, 'Fashionable Things', will focus on Victorian fads and fashions ranging from chatelains to insect jewellery.

Tatiana Kontou is Senior Lecturer in Nineteenth-Century Literature, Oxford Brookes University, UK.Kara Tennant teaches Fashion Theory at the University of South Wales, UK
Product Details ISBN: 9781138225381
ISBN-10: 113822538X
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: July 14th, 2022
Pages: 404
Language: English