Private Life in Britain's Stately Homes

    Private Life in Britain's Stately Homes

    Masters and Servants in the Golden Age

    Michael Paterson

    Robinson 2012

    Paperback 285pp Illustrated

    9781780336893   Product Code: 19301

    Michael Paterson revisits the British country house in the years before the First World War, looking at the history of the aristocracy's domestic arrangements as well as the lifestyles of the people living and working - and staying as guests - in these great houses. He explores the myths and the realities of life for owners and servants in the so-called 'golden age', and ends by discussing the changes wrought by war and economics.

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