Living Like A Victorian

For many of us, our knowledge of Victorian-era Britain is drawn from our annual revisiting of A Christmas Carol. This hour, we’ll listen back to our December conversation with historian Ruth Goodman, who told us about what it was really like to lace up a corset, spoon feed a child opium and do your laundry on a stove. Goodman writes about her experience living like a 19th Century Brit in How to Be a Victorian: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life (Liveright).

Listen to the podcast here.