To Marry an English Lord: Tales of Wealth and Marriage, Sex and Snobbery by Gail MacColl, Carol McD. Wallace

To Marry an English Lord: Tales of Wealth and Marriage, Sex and Snobbery Author: Gail MacColl, Carol McD. Wallace
eBook Title: To Marry an English Lord: Tales of Wealth and Marriage, Sex and Snobbery
ISBN10: 0761171959
ISBN13: 978-0761171959
Language: English
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company; Reprint edition (March 15, 2012)
Category: History
Subcategory: Americas
Size ePub vers.: 1292 kb
Size PDF vers.: 1485 kb
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From the Gilded Age until 1914, more than 100 American heiresses invaded Britannia and swapped dollars for titles--just like Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham, the first of the Downton Abbey characters Julian Fellowes was inspired to create after reading To Marry An English Lord. Filled with vivid personalities, gossipy anecdotes, grand houses, and a wealth of period details--plus photographs, illustrations, quotes, and the finer points of Victorian and Edwardian etiquette--To Marry An English Lord is social history at its liveliest and most accessible.

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