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Servants : a downstairs history of Britain from the nineteenth century to modern times, Lucy Lethbridge

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Servants : a downstairs history of Britain from the nineteenth century to modern times
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Servants
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a downstairs history of Britain from the nineteenth century to modern times
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Lucy Lethbridge
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eng
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A compassionate and discerning exploration of the complex relationship between the server, the served, and the world they lived in, Servants opens a window onto British society from the Edwardian period to the present
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Title
Servants
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Summary
Paints a vivid picture of the lives of British servants through the letters and diaries of those who served in upper crust households and explores the complicated relationships and social implications between the server and those they served
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10231536
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
331.7/61640941
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HD8039.D52
LC item number
G7766 2013b
Literary form
non fiction
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adult
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a downstairs history of Britain from the nineteenth century to modern times
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a downstairs history of Britain from the nineteenth century to modern times
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Lucy Lethbridge
Servants : a downstairs history of Britain from the nineteenth century to modern times, Lucy Lethbridge
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Servants : a downstairs history of Britain from the nineteenth century to modern times, Lucy Lethbridge
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Originally published under the title: Servants: a downstairs view of twentieth-century Britain
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-368) and index
Contents
Preface -- The symbolic pantomime -- "A sort of silence and embarrassment" -- The dainty life -- "A seat in the hall" -- Centralising the egg yolks -- Popinjays and mob caps -- The desire for perfection -- "Some poor girl's got to go up and down, up and down -- " -- The sacred trust -- The ideal village -- "Silent, obsequious and omnipresent" -- Bowing and scraping -- The age of ambivalence -- Out of a cage -- "Don't think your life will be any different to mine" -- "It was exploitation but it worked" -- "Tall, strong, healthy and keen to work" -- The mechanical maid -- Outer show and inner life -- A vast machine that has forgotten how to stop working -- Bachelor establishments are notoriously comfortable -- The question of the inner life -- "Do they really drink out of their saucers?' -- "Of alien origin" -- A new Jerusalem -- A new and useful life -- The housewife militant -- "The change : it must have been terrible for them" -- The shape of things to come -- "We don't want them days again' -- "We've moved to the front" -- "I'd never done what i liked -- never in all my life" -- "We like it because the past is not so worrying as the news" -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgements -- Index
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ocn829738431
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First American Edition.
Extent
xi, 385 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9780393241099
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013028069
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)829738431

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