The rise and fall of the Victorian servant

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Gill and Macmillan, 1975 - Domestics - 221 pages
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If your looking for survey of the average conditions of "Being in Service" in the Victorian household this is a good buy. The prose isn't very spritely, but the excerpts are well chosen. For moderns, it's a good corrective to some deeply romantic accounts. Read full review

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This not-huge volume has become the basic work on the life of the servant class during the 19th century. (I believe it's based on the author's graduate thesis.) After a brief chapter on the origins of ... Read full review

Contents

The ServantKeeping Classes and Their Problems
17
Getting a Place
32
Female Servants
49
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