Last Curtsey: The end of the Debutantes download free [PDF and Ebook] by Fiona Maccarthy

Last Curtsey: The end of the Debutantes download free [PDF and Ebook] by Fiona Maccarthy year 2007
  • Book name: Last Curtsey: The end of the Debutantes
  • Author: Fiona Maccarthy
  • Release date: 2007/9/9
  • Publisher: FABER & FABER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780571228607
  • Rating: 7.63 of 10
  • Votes: 274
  • Review by: Iker Trimble
  • Review rating: 7.31 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/5
  • Total pages: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 32 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Once upon a time the well-bred daughters of Britain's aristocracy took part in a female rite of passage: curtseying to the Queen. But in 1958 this ritual was coming to an end. Under pressure to shine - not least from their mothers - the girls became the focus for newspaper diarists and society photographers in a party season that stretched for months among the great houses of England, Ireland and Scotland. Fiona MacCarthy traces the stories of the girls who curtseyed that year, and shows how their lives were to open out in often very unexpected ways - as Britain itself changed irreversibly during the 1960s, and the certainties of the old order came to an end.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 18H29M19S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Postwar 20th Century History, From C 1945 To C 2000, Biography: General, Sociology: Customs & Traditions, British & Irish History
  • Available formats: PDF, TXTz, RB, WORD, EPUB, DOC, TXT, OEB. Compressed in TBZ, CPIO, RAR, ZIP, CBR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 7.61 USD
  • Dimensions: 124x196x18mm
  • Weight: 260g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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