Life Below Stairs


Upstairs, an Edwardian home was a picture of elegance, sophistication and serenity, filled with social engagements and lavish dinner parties. Downstairs was another story; a hive of domestic activity, as servants strove to ensure that life ran as smoothly as possible for the employers. 

Life Below Stair painted a detailed picture of what really went on downstairs, revealing the true-life trials and tribulations of the servants in a typical Edwardian household. Thoroughly researched and containing first-hand stories froms taff of the time, this book looks at the daily life of the servants, the household structure and the hierarchy, pay and working conditions, hiring and firing, and
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ISBN:

9781782434351

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

192

Dimensions:

19cm x 12cm

RRP:

$19.99

Category:

History

Publisher:

Michael O'Mara Books

Published:

01 November 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Alison Maloney