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

Author: Sarah Warwick
Publisher: London : Carlton Books, 2012.
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: 824701694
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2011.
Includes index.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 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 a day in the life of the workings of homes from the Edwardian era up to the beginning of the Second World War.  Read more...

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