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Upstairs & downstairs : the illustrated guide to the real world of Downton Abbey / Sarah Warwick.

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

Warwick, Sarah. (Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main 941.0823 W268u (Text) 31307020541209 Non Fiction Available -
Ottawa Hills 941.0823 W268u (Text) 31307020541191 Non Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781847327901 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1847327907 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 128 p. : ill. (some col.), ports, facsims. ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: London : Carlton Books, 2012, c2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 127) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Before dawn -- A child's friend : 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.
Summary, etc.: A tour of a day in an Edwardian-era manor begins with the work of servants and culminates in a dinner party, in a text containing accounts from masters and servants and profiles of such individuals as Winston Churchill and Virginia Woolf.
Subject: Household employees > Great Britain > History > 20th century.
Household employees > Great Britain > Social conditions > 20th century.
Country homes > Great Britain > History > 20th century.
Upper class > England > Social life and customs > 20th century.
Great Britain > Social conditions > 20th century.
Great Britain > Social life and customs > 20th century.
Great Britain > History > Edward VII, 1901-1910.
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