Mimi MatthewsMimi Matthews

Victorian Era

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Animal Welfare in the 19th Century: An Earth Day Overview

In the nineteenth century, scholars, essayists, and theologians often pondered the solemn duty that man owed to the natural world....

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An Intelligent Horse Delivers the Mail

The horse was familiar with the mail route and, despite having no human to guide him, galloped straight for the next stop and delivered the mail on his own....

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The Perils of May-December Marriages in the Nineteenth Century

A Victorian era guide opines on the dangers of unequal matches....

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Midwives, Abortion, and the Offences Against the Person Act of 1861

Under the Offences Against the Person Act of 1861, any pregnant woman who acted with intent to “procure her own miscarriage” was guilty of a felony....

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The Victorian Easter Bunny

Victorians didn't begin to celebrate Easter in the way that we know now until the late 19th century....

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Valentine's Day in the 19th Century: Lost Connections & Lonely Hearts

Valentine’s Day news items from Regency England, Victorian England, and even 1890s Texas....

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Mimi’s books are also available at Penguin Random House, IndieBound and Powell’s, and at Amazon in the UK, Australia, and Canada.

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