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A Brief Guide to Private Life in Britain's Stately Homes
     

A Brief Guide to Private Life in Britain's Stately Homes

by Michael Paterson
 

Timed to coincide with the release of the third and final series of the award-winning Downton Abbey, which has attracted audiences of more than 10 million viewers. This Brief Guidecelebrates the Victorian and Edwardian eras that marked the golden age of the English countryhouse: a time when opulence and formality attained a level that would never be

Overview

Timed to coincide with the release of the third and final series of the award-winning Downton Abbey, which has attracted audiences of more than 10 million viewers. This Brief Guidecelebrates the Victorian and Edwardian eras that marked the golden age of the English countryhouse: a time when opulence and formality attained a level that would never be matched again.Author Michael Paterson skillfully and entertainingly explores the myths and realities of thisvanished world, both upstairs and down.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762447220
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
11/27/2012
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Paterson is a writer and researcher, and has worked at the Imperial War Museum. He is the author of Dickens’ London and A Brief History of the Private Life of Elizabeth II.

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