Wives and Daughters: Women and Children in the Georgian Country House.

SKU: 13310

The story of the ladies of Melbury, a great house of Dorset, and their friends, relations, and servants, from 1730 to 1830. The women's own words are used whenever possible, from letters, journals and memoirs. Many questions about country house living are explored. What people ate, how the household was organized, servants' roles, how rooms were used, and other intricate details of daily life.  Hambledon and London, 2004. USED. $15.00