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Gentleman's Daughter Women's Lives in Georgian England

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ISBN-10: 0300080026

ISBN-13: 9780300080025

Edition: 1998

Authors: Amanda Vickery

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Based on a study of the letters, diaries and account books of over 100 women from commercial, professional and gentry families, mainly in provincial England, this book provides an account of the lives of genteel women in Georgian times.
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Book details

List price: $21.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 7/11/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Note on the Text
Map
Introductionp. 1
Gentilityp. 13
Love and Dutyp. 39
Fortitude and Resignationp. 87
Prudent Economyp. 127
Elegancep. 161
Civility and Vulgarityp. 195
Proprietyp. 225
Conclusionp. 285
Abbreviationsp. 295
Notes to the Textp. 296
Research Design and Sourcesp. 352
Biographical Indexp. 354
Members of the Parker Familyp. 383
The Social Networks Databasep. 385
Elizabeth Shackleton's Servant Information Network, 1770-1781p. 387
Purchasers of Parker Rabies Medicine, 1767-1777p. 390
Tablesp. 394
Select Bibliographyp. 397
List of Plates and Acknowledgementsp. 415
Indexp. 418
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