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❰Read❯ ➯ Servants Stories Author Michelle Higgs – Smrl.me Step into the world of domestic service and discover what life was really like for these unsung heroines and heroes of society Between 1800 and 1950 the role of servants changed dramatically but theyRead Servants Stories Author Michelle Higgs Smrl.me Step into the world of domestic service and discover what life was really like for these unsung heroines and heroes of society Between 1800 and 1950 the role of servants changed dramatically but they Step into the world of domestic service and discover what life was really like for these unsung heroines and heroes of society Between and the role of servants changed dramatically but they remained the people without whom the upper and middle classes could not function Through oral histories diaries newspaper reports and never befo.

Re seen testimonies domestic servants tell their stories warts and all Downton it isn't Revenge on a mistress with a box of beetles The despair and loneliness of a year old maid The adventure of moving to London to go into service An escape from an unhappy home life Find out about the 'servant problem' and how servants found work; how National Insurance began to improve their lot; the impact WW had on domestic service; and what was done to try to make the occupation appealing to a new generation Praise for Michelle Higgs 'A delightful layman's guide for tourists from where you'll glean plenty of juicy detail to.

servants pdf stories mobile Servants Stories KindleRe seen testimonies domestic servants tell their stories warts and all Downton it isn't Revenge on a mistress with a box of beetles The despair and loneliness of a year old maid The adventure of moving to London to go into service An escape from an unhappy home life Find out about the 'servant problem' and how servants found work; how National Insurance began to improve their lot; the impact WW had on domestic service; and what was done to try to make the occupation appealing to a new generation Praise for Michelle Higgs 'A delightful layman's guide for tourists from where you'll glean plenty of juicy detail to.

5 thoughts on “Servants Stories

  1. Libby Libby says:

    Paperback ´ Servants Stories Epub Ù servants pdf, stories mobile, Servants Stories KindleIt's fascinating to read the servants' stories from their own viewpoints rather than from a non servant imagining what it must have been like I had no idea many servants were married even when they lived with their employers and only got to visit home on Sunday afternoon if their employers were gracious enough One chapter on Elizabeth Banks lets the journalist tell her own experiences in detail with lists of exactly her employers expected her to do A good book to read if you're


  2. Angela Buckley Angela Buckley says:

    Paperback ´ Servants Stories Epub Ù servants pdf, stories mobile, Servants Stories KindleWhether it’s a grand house like Downton Abbey or a modest residence there is an enduring fascination with life ‘below stairs’ and the relationships between servants and those they served But what was life really like for individuals in service Was it as positive as is o


  3. Sue Wilkes Sue Wilkes says:

    Paperback ´ Servants Stories Epub Ù servants pdf, stories mobile, Servants Stories KindleHow Hard They WorkedServants are the stars of the evocative look at life below stairs from the Regency era until the mid twentieth century Many of these Servants’ Stories are previously unpublished Mary Ann Ashford was only thirteen when she began work as a maidservant and it’s hardly surprising she was exploited by several employers William Tayler a footman kept a diary which gives a fascinating insight into life working for the gentry in the 1830s One young girl Amy Grace Rose left a good situation because her mother found her another place and almost died from overwork It was also very difficult for servants to ‘better themselves’ through education as they rarely had a moment they could call their own You’ll find yourself wanting to cheer on the rare occasions when a servant was able to turn the tables on an over exacting employer I thoroughly enjoyed reading these stories some of which were extremely moving This book is essential reading whe


  4. Lauren Lauren says:

    Paperback ´ Servants Stories Epub Ù servants pdf, stories mobile, Servants Stories KindleThe stories themselves were the most interesting part; the background information while useful was a little dull


  5. Peggie Peggie says:

    Paperback ´ Servants Stories Epub Ù servants pdf, stories mobile, Servants Stories KindleI found this book to be similar to reading a textbook from a class taken years ago


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