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Upstairs & downstairs : the illustrated guide to the real world of Downton Abbey

Author: Sarah Warwick
Publisher: London : Carlton Books, 2012, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This beautifully illustrated book takes readers on a guided tour of a single day in an upper-crust English home of the Edwardian era. Starting with the servants hard at work while the family is still abed, and culminating in a lavish dinner party, Upstairs & Downstairs lifts the curtain on this fascinating period, as well as its historical bookends, the Victorian and post-World War I eras. Includes accounts from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Warwick
ISBN: 9781847327901 1847327907
OCLC Number: 757932275
Notes: Includes index.
"First published in 2011 by Carlton Books Ltd"--T.p. verso.
Description: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Before dawn --
A child's friends : Beatrix Potter --
Breakfast time --
Study of a servant : P.G. Wodehouse --
Morning activities --
Votes for servants : Emmeline Pankhurst --
Lunchtime --
A social conscience : George Bernard Shaw --
Afternoon activities --
Difficult relationships : Virginia Woolf --
Fine dining --
Behind every great man : Winston Churchill --
The end of the day --
Eccentric characters : Edith, Osbert & Sacheverell Sitwell.
Other Titles: Upstairs and downstairs
Downton Abbey (Television program)
Responsibility: Sarah Warwick.

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Takes you on a journey through the day in the life of the workings of homes during the Edwardian era. Starting with the work done by the servants before the family had even started to stir and  Read more...

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