eBook The World for a Shilling, Michael Leapman
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THE WORLD FOR A SHILLING 

por el autor   Michael Leapman


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ISBN: 9780571281664
Tema: Historia y crítica de la Literatura - Técnicas literarias
Editorial: FABER AND FABER
Fecha publicación: 2011
Páginas: 307
Idioma: Inglés
Formato electrónico:  EPUB  (3428KB)

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Conceived as a showcase for Britain's burgeoning manufacturing industries and the exotic products of its Empire, the Great Exhibition at the Crystal Palace was Britain's first truly national spectacle. Michael Leapman explores how the exhibition came into being; the key characters who made it happen (from Prince Albert, who was credited with the idea, to Thomas Cook, whose cheap railway trips ensured its accessibility to all); and the fascinating tales behind the exhibits that fired the imagination of the era. 'The best kind of popular history: exact, imaginative and full of fun.' Sunday Telegraph`Splendid... Michael Leapman brings a child's delight to the wonders of the Exhibition and his enthusiastic prose makes his readers feel they are almost walking down its aisles.' Mail on Sunday`Entertaining and engaging' Independent


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