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Genteel Women: Empire and Domestic Material Culture, 1840-1910

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During the latter half of the nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth, colonial expansion prompted increasing numbers of genteel women to establish their family homes in far-flung corners of the world. This work explores ways in which the women's values, as expressed through their personal and household possessions, specifically their dress, living rooms, ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published December 24th 2012 by Manchester University Press
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