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Rise and Fall of the Victorian Servant

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ISBN-10: 0750937173

ISBN-13: 9780750937177

Edition: 2003

Authors: Pamela Horn

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Servants formed the largest occupational group in the country at the end of the nineteenth century. Pamela Horn draws upon a wealth of contemporary sources and servant books as well as personal reminiscences by servants and employers.
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: History Press Limited, The
Publication date: 2/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

The origins of domestic service
The servant-keeping classes and their problems
Getting a place
The daily round : female servants
The daily round : male servants
Social life 'below stairs'
Employer-servant relations
Misdoings and misdemeanours
The winds of change, 1900-14
The final phase
Domestic servant wage rates
The duties of servants
Ladies' maids
Reminiscences of domestic servants between the wars
The servants' hall
The employer's point of view
Servant numbers in Victorian England and Wales