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Martindale, Hilda.
Women Servants of the State, 1870-1938: A History of Women in the Civil Service
(George Allen & Unwin, 1938). Scarce. Hardback. Spine ends bumped / worn and repaired with sellotape, a little browning / soiling to boards, otherwise a good copy. 218pp. Order No. NSBK-C1350
Keywords: B000L992RC, civil service, civil servants, Hilda Martindale, social history, women's history, Britain, British, England, English, twentieth century, women workers, white collar, treasury, departments, pay, marriage bar, equal opportunities, career, board, boards, government, service, Victorian, 19th century, nineteenth century, twentieth century
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Dawes, Frank Victor.
Not in Front of the Servants: A True Portrait of Upstairs, Downstairs Life
(Century, rpt, 1993). Revised and Expanded. Paperback. Spine creased, light edge wear, otherwise good. 179pp. Order No. NSBK-A3136
Keywords: 0712629815, servants, upstairs, downstairs, service, butler, cook, parlourmaid, maid, domestic, domestic service, Britain, British, England, English, history, 19th, nineteenth century
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Mortimer, James E and Ellis, Valerie A.
A Professional Union: The Evolution of the Institution of Professional Civil Servants
(George Allen and Unwin, 1980). Hardback. Very good in chipped dustwrapper. ix + 450pp. Order No. NSBK-A8500
Keywords: 0043310761, professionals, civil servants, trade unions, trade unionism, trade unionists, Britain, British, England, English, history, class, Institution of Professional Civil Servants, white collar, IPCS, TUC, militants, pay, industrial relations, civil service, politics, sociology, twentieth century, 20th
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Waterson, Merlin.
The Servants' Hall: a Domestic History of Erddig
(Pantheon, 1980). Foreword by the Marquess of Anglesey. Illustrated. Hardback. Very good in foxed, slightly torn / chipped dustwrapper. xxiii + 240pp. Order No. NSBK-A2768
Keywords: 039450903X, Erddig, Yorkes, Wrexham, servants, squire, the Marches, Britain, British, England, English, history, Wales, Welsh, history
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Swaisland, Cecillie.
Servants and Gentlewomen to the Golden Land: The Emigration of Single Women from Britain to Southern Africa, 1820 - 1939
(Berg, 1993). Paperback. Very good. xii + 186pp. Order No. NSBK-A13388
Keywords: 0854968709, emigration, emigrants, single women, spinsters, South Africa, Boer War, Anglo-African War, South African, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, Victorian, Edwardian, 19th century, nineteenth century, colonies, Empire, imperialiam, colonialism
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Huggett, Frank E.
Life Below Stairs: Domestic Servants in England from Victorian Times
(Book Club, 1977). Many illustrations. Hardback. Good in slightly chipped dustwrapper. 186pp. Order No. NSBK-C1822
Keywords: 0719533813, domestic service, servant, service, women's work, women's history, Britain, British, history, England, English, Victorian
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Lawn, Martin.
Servants of the State: The Contested Control of Teaching
(The Falmer Press, 1987). Paperback. Slight edgewear to bottom of cover, otherwise very good. xi + 172pp. Order No. NSBK-A12614
Keywords: 1850002584, schools, schooling, education, educational, teachers, teaching, pupils, students, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, twentieth century, 20th
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Gregson, Nicky & Lowe, Michelle.
Servicing the Middle Classes: Class, Gender and Waged Domestic Labour in Contemporary Britain
(Routledge, 1994). Paperback. Fine. viii + 327pp. Order No. NSBK-A1431
Keywords: 0415085314, domestic labour, class, gender, Britain, British, England, English, middle class, middle classes, wages, nanny, nannies, servants, servant, maid servants, maid servants, cleaners, cleaner, home helps, gender relations, class, sociology, women, women and work
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Harris, June Mary.
Yes M'Lady: At Home with the Ansons, 1888-1900
(The Pentland Press, 1997). Paperback. Front cover corner creased, otherwise a very good copy. 67pp. Order No. NSBK-A11963
Keywords: 1858215137, Ansons, class, classes, class structure, ladies, lady, Lady Anson, Lord Anson, Shugborough Hall, Staffordshire, Winifred Philpott, servants, domestic service, Victorian, Victorian period, nineteenth century, 19th
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Black, Clementina.
A New Way of Housekeeping:
(Portrayer Publishers, 2004 facsimile of 1918 text). Clementina Black (1854 - 1922) was a campaigner committed to improving the plight of working women. In this work of 1918, she urges a reorganisation of household duties, in order to free women from domestic drudgery. In her utopian vision of 'co-operative housekeeping', women would be released from the wasted effort of housework and made available for the labour market, which was now so very depleted of men after the Great War. She criticises the 'stupidity' of 'labour-making houses', and questions the continuing validity of the employment of domestic servants in the modern age. Her solution is to propose the formation of 'domestic federations'. These would represent committees of householders who would collectively manage their domestic arrangements in a centre 'fitted up with store places, kitchens, dining-rooms, offices, and lodgings for a nucleus of resident servants'. Examples of material included: women employed in housekeeping; changes in domestic standards; why not be servantless?; the distaste for domestic service; labour-making houses; domestic federations; reconstructed domestic service; the motor as emancipator; waste of labour; women who do domestic work without aptitude or satisfaction; service of women needed by the country. Paperback. New book, fine. x + 132pp. Order No. NSBK-C7548
Keywords: 0954476123, Great War, First World War, World War I, social history, class, middle classes, middle class, domesticity, servants, domestic servants, maid, maids, housemaids, housekeeping, Clementina Black, labour-making houses, homes, houses, domestic service, twentieth century, interwar, inter-war, inter war, Homes for Heroes, housing, domestic standards, etiquette, women, domestic work, labour, working women, women's history, chores, co-operative housekeeping, domestic federations, cooperative housekeeping, co-operatives, co-operation, cooperation, Women's Industrial Council, labour-saving, labour market, labor, labour shortage, housework, utopianism, utopian, Portrayer, Portrayer Publishers, Portrayer reprints, Portrayer facsimiles, new titles
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