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A Victorian's Inheritance by Helen Parker-Drabble


Anxiety. Addiction. Depression. 
We associate these words with the challenges of modern life. 
Rarely do we consider how these conditions shaped past generations.

Using archival sources, testimonies, and her grandfather Walter Parker’s experiences, the author not only paints a vivid picture of life in an English Victorian village, but she also draws upon psychological theory to explore the lives of her working-class ancestors.

What did your forebears inherit from their parents?
Which psychological characteristics did your ancestors hand down?

A Victorian’s Inheritance Can Help You Find Answers.


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