|Posted by Lee A. Farruga on November 26, 2013 at 10:00 AM|
This post is written by Steampunk Canada Member Steam Bob Tanner (aka Nelson Boon)
Pounds, Shillings, and Pence: The Socio-economics of Steampunk
Most people over 50 know, and many readers of Steampunk (or Agatha Christie) have learned from a dictionary, that in the glory days of Steam and Empire, the pound was divided into 20 shillings, and the shilling into 12 pence, for 240 pence to the pound. But what did people actually have ...
|Posted by Lee A. Farruga on January 7, 2014 at 7:00 AM|
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|Posted by Lee A. Farruga on November 14, 2016 at 7:20 AM|
Author Nelson Boon (aka Steampunk Canada member Steam Bob), is a teacher who loves history, and in particular the Victorian era. In Steampunk, he says "I see a world where people are heros because they are dedicated to finding knowledge and truth, and they depend on their own intellects and ethical conduct to attain their goals." In his latest novel, he dedicates it to the children of the Industrial Revolution.
About this time last year, I had the pleasure to rev...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Lee A. Farruga on September 20, 2017 at 7:25 AM|
Over the past few years, Steampunk Canada member Nelson Boon has given us a wonderful series revolving around street urchin Alonzo, who learns to use his brilliant mind and good heart to better his situation.
Last time, I reviewed Boy in the Clockwork Web.
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