Life Below Stairs: The Real Lives of Servants, 1939 to the Present

Life Below Stairs: The Real Lives of Servants, 1939 to the Present

by Pamela Horn

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781445618982
Publisher: Amberley Publishing
Publication date: 06/02/2014
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 4.80(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dr Pamela Horn lectured in economic and social history at Oxford Polytechnic, (now Oxford Brookes University), for over twenty years. She had written a number of books on social history topics covering the nineteenth- and early twentieth-century life. That includes several books on child life and schooling during the Victorian and Edwardian eras. Pamela sadly passed away in 2014.

Table of Contents

Preface 7

Part 1 The Second World War and Beyond 11

The Pressure of War 12

The Role of the National Institute of Houseworkers 46

The Foreign Contribution 61

Part 2 The Final Decades 93

The Domestic Scene 94

Hotels and Catering 134

Notes 145

Bibliography 171

Acknowledgements 187

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