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278 Pages | 19 illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198718246

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Knowing Their Place

Domestic service in twentieth-century Britain

Lucy Delap

  • Takes a unique approach to domestic service in the mid-twentieth century, linking it to modern practices of employing cleaners and au pairs
  • Draws from a wide variety of sources (advice manuals, magazines, novels, cinema, memoirs, feminist tracts, and photographs) for a broad view of an undeservedly overlooked subject
  • Highly illustrated to aid understanding and draw attention to visual/cultural sources