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Keeping Their Place Domestic Service in the Country House 1700-1920 by Pamela Sambrook

Keeping Their Place Domestic Service in the Country House 1700-1920

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Keeping Their Place Domestic Service in the Country House 1700-1920 by Pamela Sambrook

A vivid insight into the day-by-day lives of country house servants between the eighteenth and twentieth centuries, drawing on letters, diaries, and autobiographies.

About the Author

Pamela Sambrook is a freelance lecturer, writer and consultant to the Heritage Industry and is a Honorary Research Fellow at Keele University. She is the co-editor (with Peter Brears) of The Country House Kitchen: Skills and Equipment for Food Provisioning, 1700-1900 and the author of The Country House Servant, both for Sutton Publishing.

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Publication date

21st July 2005


Pamela Sambrook

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The History Press Ltd


256 pages


Social & cultural history



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