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Not in front of the servants

a true portrait of English upstairs/downstairs life

by Frank Victor Dawes

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Published by Taplinger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Domestics -- Great Britain -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementFrank Dawes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.D52 G717 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5423030M
      ISBN 100800856058
      LC Control Number73016961
      OCLC/WorldCa1087089

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Based on a lot of letters from contributors, this book gives a fair amount of insight into the day-to-day life of domestic servants from the Edwardian to post-Second World War period. I found it a bit heavy-going at times, and not as entertaining as it might have been.

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