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Living the Edwardian Good Life

While watching Giles and Sue Live the Good Life, a hilarious, reality-TV take on a British sitcom, I was struck by the similarities between today, the 1970s, and the Edwardian period. All three time periods came after long periods of extensive growth, consumerism, and amazing technological advances. However, though many people were much more prosperous …

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The Bachelor Life

For the unmarried gentleman of high society, the world was his oyster. At no other time in history was bachelordom such a widespread, and pleasurable, pursuit. As the turn of the century dawned, the “Marriage Question” began to shift from the issue of surplus women, but on why men refused to marry! Certainly England’s system …

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