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Upstairs & Downstairs: The Illustrated Guide to the Real World of Downton Abbeyby Sarah Warwick
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This beautifully illustrated book takes readers on a guided tour of a single day in an upper-crust English home of the Edwardian era. Starting with the servants hard at work while the family is still abed, and culminating in a lavish dinner party, Upstairs & Downstairs lifts the curtain on this fascinating period, as well as its historical bookends, the Victorian and post-World War I eras. Includes accounts from actual masters and servants, along with feature spreads on famous figures like Winston Churchill and Virginia Woolf.
About the Author
Sarah Warwick is former editor of Family History Monthly and currently works as a freelance journalist. She has written for a variety of publications on the subject of social history, including the BBC's magazine Who Do You Think You Are?, Family History Monthly, and The Lady. She lives in London.
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