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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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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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Marshall, Dorothy.
The English Domestic Servant in History:
(Historical Association, 1949). Booklet. Light soiling to covers, otherwise good. 30pp. Order No. NSBK-C13363
Keywords: B0000CO8HZ, domestic service, domestic servants, work, women workers, servants, maid servants, housemaids, household, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, female, labour, labor, booklet
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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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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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Horn, Pamela.
The Rise and Fall of the Victorian Servant:
(Gill and Macmillan, 1975). Hardback. With minor pencil annotation, and newspaper articles pasted to endpapers, otherwise good+ in dustwrapper. pp. Order No. NSBK-C15682
Keywords: 717107469, Victorian, servants, nineteenth century, women, history, work, domesticity, employment, class, domestics, maids, maidservants, Britain, British, England, English, domestic service, housework, below stairs
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Parr, Joy.
Labouring Children: British Immigrant Apprentices to Canada, 1869-1924
(Croom Helm, 1980). Scarce. Hardback. Good condition, in faded and lightly soiled dustwrapper. 181pp. Order No. NSBK-A3988
Keywords: 0773505172, immigrants, apprentices, apprenticeship, Canada, Canadian history, Victorian, nineteenth century, twentieth century, emigrants, emigration, child, children, childhood, labor, labour, adoption, philanthropy, philanthropic, agricultural, domestic service, domestic servants, Evangelicals, migration
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Lummis, Trevor and Marsh, Jan.
The Woman's Domain: Women and the English Country House
(Viking, 1990). Hardback. Very good in slightly creased dustwrapper. xii + 221pp. Order No. NSBK-C13893
Keywords: 0670816809, Hardwick Hall, women's history, women, Trevor Lummis, Jan Marsh, Arlington Court, Wallington, Belton House, Saltram, English country houses, Bess of Hardwick, domestic servants, domestic service
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Black, Clementina.
A New Way of Housekeeping:
(W. Collins, 1st edition, 1918). Rare first edition copy of this ground-breaking work. For the collector. 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. Clementina Black 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'. Hardback. Original cloth covered in small dark and white blotches, corners worn and spine split, text firm. A good working copy only. 132pp. Order No. NSBK-C4960
Keywords: 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, stored with antiquarian
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Stodart, M.A.
Every Day Duties: in Letters to a Young Lady
(Photocopy only of R.B. Seeley edition, 1840). Hardback. Library photocopy only, not an original. In good, sturdy, maroon library binding, a little scuffed at the back. xiii + 232pp. Order No. NSBK-A13755
Keywords: B0008CKDZC, Victorian, nineteenth century, 19th century, femininity, feminine, advice books, prayer, women's history, religion, private sphere, domesticity, politeness, manners, home, Sabbath, household, servants, social history, etiquette, religious
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