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Published by Gill and Macmillan, St. Martin"s Press in Dublin, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Domestics -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPamela Horn.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8039.D52 G776 1975
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination221 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5185395M
ISBN 100717107469
LC Control Number75004247

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  This book is an entertaining and informative look at the working lives of servants in Victorian Britain. It is bracketed with chapters discussing the role of servants before and after the Victorian era, the growth of the "servant problem" and the eventual decline and fall of service as the working classes found better paid and less demeaning Reviews: 7. The Rise and Fall of the Victorian Servant (Illustrated History Paperbacks) by Pamela Horn and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Paperback of the Rise and Fall of the Victorian Servant by Pamela Horn at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Membership Educators Author: Pamela Horn. The Rise and Fall of the Victorian Servant by Horn, Pamela. Sutton Publishing Ltd. New edition. Hardcover. Used; Good. **Simply Brit** Shipped with Premium postal service within 24 hours from the UK with impressive delivery time. We have dispatched from our book depository; items of good condition to over ten million satisfied customers worldwide.