One Man and his Women: Domestic Service in Edwardian England
- HOUSEWORK, HOUSEWIVES, AND DOMESTIC WORKERS. DELAP, LUCY // Home Cultures;Jul2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p189
The article presents an examination of the cultural turn that occurred among middle-class households during the mid 20th-century in Great Britain that promoted the idea of the servantless household as a means of increasing privacy and intimacy in the home and popularizing the housewife identity....
- DOMESTIC SERVICE AND CLASS RELATIONS IN BRITAIN 1900-1950. Todd, Selina // Past & Present;May2009, Vol. 203 Issue 1, p181
The article discusses class relations in early 20th century Great Britain through an examination of the relationships between domestic servants and their employers. It describes the transition from live-in maids in Victorian-era Britain to the hiring of part-time service workers and cleaners,...
- DOWNTON ABBEY. Huntley, Dana // British Heritage;Sep2012, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p26
The article focuses on the popularity of British-American TV program "Downton Abbey" and the history of the Edwardian nobility in Great Britain. The author explains that filming takes place at Highclere Castle near Newbury, England. She explains that Highclere Castle is home to the 8th Earl and...
- Age shall not weary them. // Classic & Sports Car;Aug2014, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p12
The article reports on the organization of the Great War Centenary Parade in London, England on August 4, 2014 in which more than 40 Edwardian cars will be participating.
- What's on... // In Britain;Dec2000, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p6
Presents information on cultural events and exhibitions that may be of interest to travelers in Great Britain for the month of December 2000. Exhibition titled 'Putting Pen to Paper: Prints and Drawings by Beardsley and Others'; Activities at Legoland Park in Windsor, England; Christmas show at...
- The Edwardian Period. Hardy, Robert // Edwardian Period;6/ 1/2011, p1
The years 1900 to 1914 were a time of transition in Britain from the Victorian to the modern era. It was a time of significant social reforms and artistic experimentation as Victorian conventions loosened their hold on British society. New artistic movements arose, such as cubism and futurism in...
- Dance and Cultural Memory: Interpreting Fin de SiÃ¨cle Performances of 'Olde England'. Buckland, Theresa Jill // Dance Research;Summer2013, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p29
In late Victorian and Edwardian England, there existed in performance and in popular historical imagination, a cultural memory of the nation's ancient dances. This national repertoire had largely been constructed through nineteenth-century romantic imagery of 'olde' and 'merrie' England and...
- ABORTION IN ENGLAND , 1890-1914. McLaren, Angus // Victorian Studies;Summer77, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p379
Examines the issues on abortion in England between 1890 and 1914. Decline in the size of English families between 1890 and 1914; Importance of the study of the history of abortion; Factors that drove women to quack medicine.
- INTRODUCTION: EDWARDIAN FORD? Saunders, Max // International Ford Madox Ford Studies;2013, Vol. 12, p13
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various essays within the issue on writer-editor Ford Madox Ford's ideas including his concern for the country, Edwardian anxieties about empire, and history.