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To marry an English Lord

Author: Gail MacColl; Carol Wallace
Publisher: New York : Workman Pub., ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1895, nine American girls married peers of the British realm. It was the peak year of a social phenomenon that began when the entrenched members of old New York snubbed these "new money" families after the Civil War, sending them off to England in quest of class. MacColl presents a rich tapestry of essays, sidebars, fact-filled boxes, and lively anecdotes to chronicle the era respresnted by Downton Abbey and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
MacColl, Gail, 1954-
To marry an English Lord.
New York : Workman Pub., ©1989
(OCoLC)756444669
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gail MacColl; Carol Wallace
ISBN: 0894809393 9780894809392
OCLC Number: 18906705
Notes: One photograph inserted.
Description: x, 403 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Gail MacColl and Carol McD. Wallace.
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In 1895, nine American girls married peers of the British realm. It was the peak year of a social phenomenon that began when the entrenched members of old New York snubbed these "new money" families after the Civil War, sending them off to England in quest of class. MacColl presents a rich tapestry of essays, sidebars, fact-filled boxes, and lively anecdotes to chronicle the era respresnted by Downton Abbey and Upstairs, downstairs.

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