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Life in the Victorian country house

Author: Pamela Horn
Publisher: Oxford : Shire, 2010.
Series: Shire history, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Country houses formed a distinct community and power base within the broader Victorian countryside. This book shows how landed families' day-to-day existence depended on the skills of the indoor  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Horn
ISBN: 9780747807506 0747807507
OCLC Number: 495780786
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: The country house and its occupants --
Victorian and Edwardian households --
Growing up in the country house --
Out of doors --
The London season and other pleasures --
The end of an era.
Series Title: Shire history, 5.
Responsibility: Pamela Horn.

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