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A London Home in the 1890s #2020

A London Home in the s trade paperback edition this is part of the trilogy A London Family first published in This particular title has also appeared as A London Home in the Nineties Oxford University Press

  • Title: A London Home in the 1890s
  • Author: Molly Hughes
  • ISBN: 9780192812575
  • Page: 129
  • Format: Paperback
  • A London Home in the 1890s By Molly Hughes, 1978, trade paperback edition this is part 3 of the trilogy A London Family, first published in 1946 This particular title has also appeared as A London Home in the Nineties , Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K 202 pages.

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    1. Molly Hughes had a long engagement, during which time she worked as a teacher trainer, including going to a conference in America and travelling alone in Canada, in her 20s Then she married and in the later part of the book, is keeping house in a flat in London It was quite a revelation to me to see how much freedom some working women had in the 1890s.

    2. The 1890s find Molly Hughes continuing her work of training women teachers, jaunting to Chicago, New York, Washington, Canada, Boston and Switzerland and then getting married and starting a family She started the first volume of her autobiography with a quote In faith, lady, you have a merry heart And despite trials and sorrows, in these books, she conveys a zest and enjoyment of life, whether it is her daily food shopping, an excursion train ride to Cornwall, or the foibles of student teachers, [...]

    3. A nice finish to a delightful trilogy of memoirs, with highlights being Mollie s trips to American and Switzerland view spoiler The death of her baby girl was hard to read about I could see it coming, because every single detail in little Bronwen s first year of life was so loving enumerated, I could tell it would end up being her only one Sniff hide spoiler

    4. Fantastic snapshot of the life of a woman with a career and then a marriage she seems to drop the first when the second finally happens, as per the times also an excellent chapter on her impressions of America and Canada during an extended business trip to the Chicago World s Fair Need to dig up the first 2 books in the series now

    5. The final installation in M.V Hughes s autobiographical trilogy After two books detailing her childhood and her young adulthood in London, this final book shows us what her life was like as an adult, training to become a teacher and saving up money for her wedding and marriage to Arthur Hughes What amused me highly throughout this book was learning that the whole idea of training teachers was revolutionary in Victorian England Apparently it was thought completely unnecessary, especially so when [...]

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