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Life Below Stairs

Domestic Servants in England from Victorian times

by Frank Edward Huggett

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Domestics -- England -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFrank E. Huggett.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.D52 G7763 1977b
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardcover
      Pagination186 p. :
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4566994M
      ISBN 100684155133
      LC Control Number77083231
      OCLC/WorldCa3674606


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In Life Below Stairs, international bestselling author Alison Maloney takes readers behind the scenes to reveal a lively and colorful picture of what went on "downstairs," describing servants' daily life in this now-vanished world.

But what was life really like for the people who kept such a household running: the servants. In Life Below Stairs, international bestselling author Alison Maloney takes readers behind the scenes to reveal a lively and colorful picture of what went on "downstairs," describing servants' daily life in this now-vanished world.

In "Life Below Stairs", bestselling author Alison Maloney responds to the public's desire to know more, going behind the scenes to reveal a detailed picture of what really went on 'downstairs', describing the true-life trials and tribulations of the servants in a gripping non-fiction account.

With Pamela Cox, Lucy Delap, Edith Argy, Caroline Carr-Whitworth/10(2). Buy a cheap copy of Life Below Stairs: True Lives of book by Alison Maloney. Last year, the telly-watching public was gripped by Downton Abbey - the most successful British period drama in years and the number - one most-watched new drama Free shipping over $ In Life Below Stairs, international bestselling author Alison Maloney takes readers behind the scenes to reveal a lively and colorful picture of what went on "downstairs," describing servants' daily life in this now-vanished ing everything from household structure, pay and conditions, special duties, and rules and regulations, to 3/5(10).

Life Below Stairs All this book was rules and mores of the rich and their servants. Thought it would be a story or collection of stories like Downton Abbey. Very disappointed. More Books by Alison Maloney See All. Colin Firth. The /5(4). Life Below Stairs paints 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 from staff of the time, this book looks at the daily life of the servants, the household structure and hierarchy /5(K). Life Below Stairs: True Lives of Edwardian Servants by Alison Maloney pages ★★ This sounded like such a fascinating book to me when I checked it out at the library, at least for a history geek like myself.

But I was highly disappointed. It reads so much like a text book, a poorly formatted one at that/5(19). Servants: The True Story of Life Below Stairs, presented by Dr Pamela Cox, begins on Friday 28 September at BST on BBC Two.

Or catch up later on iPlayer. The situation was very different in. Life below Stairs: In the Victorian and Edwardian Country House by Siân Evans This is an interesting and informative non-fiction book on the life of servants in Victorian and Edwardian times. From the description at Goodreads: From the cook, butler, and housekeeper to the footman, lady's maid and nanny, this is a fascinating glimpse behind the.

It shows servants in their own quarters (below stairs) aping the fashionable behavior and posturing of their master and mistress and their circle of friends. It is more successful than many of Collett's scenes of lowlife, weakness, and debauchery, even though it lacks the potent moral force of Hogarth's work.

Margaret Powell's Below Stairs became a sensation among listeners reveling in the luxury and subtle class warfare of Masterpiece Theatre's hit television series Downton Abbey.

Now in the sequel Servants' Hall, Powell tells the true story of Rose, the under-parlourmaid to the Wardham Family at Redlands, who took a shocking step: She eloped with. I n first-time author Margaret Powell published Below Stairs, a memoir of the 10 years she had spent in domestic service earlier in the book.

Powell’s sequel to “Below Stairs,” called “Servants’ Hall,” was published in ; the memoir “Rose: My Life in Service to Lady Astor,” fromis back on the shelves as a Author: Ruth Margalit. Alison Maloney's "Life Below Stairs: True Lives of Edwardian Servants" will be discussed at the Thursday, Aug.

14 meeting of Plumb Library's nonfiction book club. The club meets at p.m. Maloney takes readers behind the scenes of an aristocratic Edwardian household to reveal what went on "downstairs." Read more about the selection here.

Life Below Stairs, now re-released in paperback, is an excellent book detailing the life servants in Edwardian England. Through popular television and fiction books, we have been made aware of the privilege life led by the upper classes. Buy Life below stairs: domestic servants in England from Victorian times by Frank Edward Huggett online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - Price Range: $ - $ Get this from a library. Life below stairs. [Sîan Evans] -- From the cook, butler, and housekeeper to the footman, lady's maid and nanny, this is a fascinating glimpse behind the scenes of some of Britain's grandest houses.

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UPSTAIRS, an Edwardian home would have been a picture of elegance and calm, adorned with social gatherings and extravagantly envisioned dinner. In \"Life Below Stairs\", bestselling author Alison Maloney responds to the public\'s desire to know more, going behind the scenes to reveal a detailed picture of what really went on \'downstairs\', describing the true-life trials and tribulations of the servants in a gripping non-fiction account.

Below Stairs by Margaret Powell A kitchen-maid's through-the-key hole memoir of life in the great houses of England. Below Stairs brilliantly evokes the longvanished world of masters and servants portrayed in Downton Abbey and Upstairs, Downstairs.

Downton Abbey re-ignited a spark of interest in life below stairs, here we take a look at some of those places you can explore. Alongside the glamorous lives of the families who lived in the grand country houses of Castle Ward and Castle Coole, there. Margaret Powell ( – April ) was an English writer.

Her book about her experiences in domestic service, Below Stairs, became a best-seller and she went on to write other books and became a television personality.