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Servants: A Downstairs View of Twentieth-century Britain by Lucy Lethbridge

By Lucy Lethbridge

Servants: A Downstairs View of Twentieth-century Britain is the social background of the final century throughout the eyes of these who served. From the butler, the footman, the maid and the cook dinner of 1900 to the au pairs, cleaners and childminders who took their position seventy years later, a formerly unheard category deals a clean point of view on a dramatic century. the following, the voices of servants and family employees, principally overlooked by way of historical past, are finally delivered to lifestyles: their day-by-day family exercises, attitudes in the direction of their employers, and to one another, throw into sharp and intimate reduction the interval of feverish social swap wherein they lived. Sweeping in its scope, greatly researched and brilliantly saw, Servants is an unique and interesting portrait of twentieth-century Britain; an authoritative historical past that would switch and problem the way in which we glance at society.

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COL William Winthrop was in fact, a descendant of John Winthrop, early colonial governor of Massachusetts (Morgan 1965:iii). COL Winthrop served in the Bureau of Military Justice during the Civil War beginning in 1863, where he served in the capacity of deputy judge advocate 40 The Puritan Culture of America’s Military general for nineteen years (McKanna 2009:66; Morgan 1965:iii). COL Winthrop’s book on the origin and history of military law, Military Law and Precedents, the seminal work in the study of American military law, was published in 1886 (McKanna 2009:66; Morgan 1965:iv; Lurie 1992:28).

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