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The real life downton abbey [electronic resource] : How Life Was Really Lived in Stately Homes a Century Ago. Jacky Hyams.

Hyams, Jacky. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781843588290 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781843588276 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2012.

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Summary, etc.: Fans of Julian Fellowes' hit show can step back 100 years to the world of the pampered, privileged upper classes and take a look at exactly what goes on behind the magisterial doors of their favorite stately home Using the characters and setting of the popular television show as a point of reference for the reader, this is a closer look at the Edwardian period. They were the super rich of their times, pampered beyond belief—the early 20th century Edwardian gentry, who lived like superstars, their every desire or need catered to by an army of butlers, servants, footmen, housekeepers, and grooms. Class, money, inheritance, luxury, and snobbery dominated every aspect of the lives of the upper crust Edwardian family. While below stairs the staff inhabited a completely different world, their very lives dependent on servicing the rich, pandering to their masters' every whim, and rubbing shoulders with wealth and privilege. While privy to the most intimate and darkest secrets...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Chicago : John Blake, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 17061 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 801 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Performing Arts.
Genre: Electronic books.

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