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Servants : English domestics in the eighteenth century

Author: Bridget Hill
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon, 1996.
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This is a study into 18th-century servants, male and female, in large and small households, in both town and country. This collection of essays offers new material on the sexuality of servants, on kin as servants and on pauper servants.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bridget Hill
ISBN: 9780191677021 0191677027
OCLC Number: 794857062
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Male and Female Servants --
3. The Sexual Vulnerability and Sexuality of Female Domestic Servants --
4. Vails, Perquisites, and Allowances: The Moral Economy of Servants --
5. Opportunity, Identity, and Servility --
6. Kin as Servants --
7. Pauper Servants --
8. Nicholas Blundell's Servants --
9. Serving the Clergy --
10. A London Domestic Servant: Mary Ashford --
11. Richardson's Pamela and Domestic Service --12. Literate and Literary Servants in Eighteenth-century Fact and Fiction --
13. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Bridget Hill.

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This is a study into 18th-century servants, male and female, in large and small households, in both town and country. This collection of essays offers new material on the sexuality of servants, on kin as servants and on pauper servants.

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