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The house party : a short history of leisure, pleasure and the country house weekend / Adrian Tinniswood.

Author/Creator:
Tinniswood, Adrian, author.
Publication:
London : Faber & Faber, 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 132 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
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Subjects:
Country homes -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Entertaining -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Leisure -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Country homes.
Entertaining.
Leisure.
Manners and customs.
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1. Early Arrivals
2. Who to Ask
3. Making an Entrance
4. Meat and Drink
5. Playing the Field
6. Games People Play
7. Home Thoughts
8. No Such Undertaking
9. Aftermath.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Other format:
ebook version :
ISBN:
9780571350964
0571350968
9780571350971 (ePub ebook)
OCLC:
1120173697