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You Wouldn't Want to be a Victorian Miner John Malam

You Wouldn't Want to be a Victorian Miner By John Malam

You Wouldn't Want to be a Victorian Miner by John Malam


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Summary

As a man brought up a British coal-mining village in the 1860s, you have to endure the dangers and difficulties of working underground in a Victorian mine. You can find out how pit ponies are used, how the coal is mined, and how to survive deep underground. This book explores the less appealing aspects of life in Victorian times.

You Wouldn't Want to be a Victorian Miner Summary

You Wouldn't Want to be a Victorian Miner by John Malam

As a man brought up a British coal-mining village in the 1860s, you have to endure the dangers and difficulties of working underground in a Victorian mine. Learn how to get by with a succession of 'Handy hints' such as not forgetting to take a canary down the mine with you. Find out how pit ponies are used, how the coal is mined, and how to survive deep underground. You'll soon learn that you really wouldn't want to be a Victorian miner!

You Wouldn't Want to be a Victorian Miner Reviews

'Social history cloaked in hilarity.' -- The Guardian

About John Malam

John Malam studied ancient history and archaeology at the University of Birmingham, after which he worked as an archaeologist at the Iron Bridge Gorge Museum in Shropshire. He is now an author specialising in information books for children. He lives in Cheshire with his wife, a book designer, and their two children.

Additional information

GOR001884127
9780750235983
0750235985
You Wouldn't Want to be a Victorian Miner by John Malam
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hachette Children's Group
20020718
32
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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