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Emily Post's Etiquette

Author: Emily Post
Publisher: [United States] : [Empire Books], [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A seminal work in etiquette and personal relations, Emily Post's Etiquette pioneered many social networking concepts still popular today. Addressing a variety of topics ranging from how to conduct oneself when meeting strangers to how one should behave at formal dinners and engagements, Post offers a wide range of advice that still resonates in social circles today.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Post
ISBN: 9781619492394 1619492393
OCLC Number: 793917050
Notes: Reprint. Originall published New York : Funk & Wagnall Co., 1922.
Description: 382 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: What is best society? --
Introductions --
Greetings --
Salutations of courtesy --
On the street and in public --
At public gatherings --
Conversation --
Words, phrases and pronunciation --
One's position in the community --
Cards and visits --
Invitations, acceptances and regrets --
The well-appointed house --
Teas and other afternoon parties --
Formal dinners --
Dinner-giving with limited equipment --
Luncheons, breakfasts and suppers --
Balls and dances --
The débutante --
The chaperon and other conventions --
Engagements --
First preparations before a wedding --
The day of the wedding --
Christenings --
Funerals --
The country house and its hospitality --
The house party in camp --
Notes and shorter letters --
Longer letters --
The fundamentals of good behavior --
Clubs and club etiquette --
Games and sports --
Etiquette in business and politics --
Dress --
The clothes of a gentleman --
The kindergarten of etiquette --
Every-day manners at home --
Traveling at home and abroad --
The growth of good taste in America.
Other Titles: Etiquette
Responsibility: by Emily Post.

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A seminal work in etiquette and personal relations, Emily Post's Etiquette pioneered many social networking concepts still popular today. Addressing a variety of topics ranging from how to conduct oneself when meeting strangers to how one should behave at formal dinners and engagements, Post offers a wide range of advice that still resonates in social circles today.

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