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Lady Catherine, the earl, and the... Sisters of Suffrage: British and American Women Fight for the Vote. The campaign for women's suffrage. Women and the vote. Secrets of the manor house. APA Citation(style guide) Pioneer Productions., West, S., Ward, S., & PBS Home Video. (2012).

Secrets of the manor house.

Secrets of the manor house. [United States]: PBS Home Video. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation(style guide) Pioneer Productions et al.. 2012. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation(style guide) Pioneer Productions et al., Secrets of the Manor House. Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey : APA Citation(style guide) Carnarvon, F. (2011).

Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey :

Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey: the lost legacy of Highclere Castle. 1st U.S. ed. New York: Broadway Paperbacks. Upstairs & downstairs : Life below stairs : The chronicles of Downton Abbey / 1913 : Fashion : APA Citation(style guide) DK Publishing, I., Brown, S., & Smithsonian Institution. (2012).

Fashion :

Fashion: the definitive history of costume and style. 1st American ed. New York, N.Y.: DK Publishing. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation(style guide) DK Publishing, Inc, Susan Brown and Smithsonian Institution. 2012. Aristocrats : Feminism and democracy : APA Citation(style guide) Holton, S.

Feminism and democracy :

S. (1986). Feminism and democracy: women's suffrage and reform politics in Britain, 1900-1918. Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York: Cambridge University Press. The country diary of an Edwardian... APA Citation(style guide) Holden, E. (1977).

The country diary of an Edwardian...

The country diary of an Edwardian lady, 1906: a facsimile reproduction of a naturalist's diary. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Chatsworth : APA Citation(style guide) Devonshire, D.

Chatsworth :

V. F. The domestic revolution : APA Citation(style guide) McBride, T.

The domestic revolution :

M. (1976). The lost history of 1914 : Augmenting the literature on the origins of WWI, Beatty dwells on domestic political situations in the initial belligerents, plus the U.S.

The lost history of 1914 :

According to him, but for those particular arrangements and specific events, (more) Augmenting the literature on the origins of WWI, Beatty dwells on domestic political situations in the initial belligerents, plus the U.S. According to him, but for those particular arrangements and specific events, war might not have erupted in August 1914. The heroines who fought on the home front. Doctor Elsie Inglis was no shirker.

The heroines who fought on the home front

When women were told in 1914 that they too had a patriotic duty, filling the shoes of their menfolk who had gone to the trenches of Flanders, she offered to take 1,000 trained women doctors and nurses to any war zone where they might be needed. Britain's beleaguered War Office, desperately short by early 1915 of non-combatant medical staff, might have been expected to bite her hand off. Instead she was told by a senior bureaucrat: "My dear lady, go home and sit still. " WWI: The Home Front. A woman munitions worker welds at a work bench in an armaments factory, 1915.

WWI: The Home Front

(Photo by Hulton Archive) Women munitions workers in Paris, 1916. (Photo by Topical Press Agency) Two women replace the traditionally male porters at Marylebone Station in London during the First World war. Dining After 'Downton Abbey': Why British Food Was So Bad For So Long : The Salt. Hide captionMichelle Dockery as Lady Mary: As Downton Abbey viewers know, dining in fine style was de rigueur in Edwardian England. Courtesy (C) Carnival Film & Television Limited 2011 for Masterpiece Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary: As Downton Abbey viewers know, dining in fine style was de rigueur in Edwardian England. If you've ever watched the television show Downton Abbey, you've probably deduced that dining was a very, very big deal in the lives of the landed gentry of Edwardian England. Much of the drama surrounding the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants unfolds against a tableau of the table.

Beaus jostle for the attention of the earl's eldest daughter while eating elbow to elbow. England's lost Downtons: Or how endless homes have ended up as bypasses, office blocks and golf courses. By Catherine Ostler Updated: 11:55 GMT, 16 February 2012 Death, debt, urban sprawl: there are many reasons why England has lost so many of its Downton Abbeys. A third of Britain’s historic estates, with their elegant country houses, deer parks, farms and churches with family crypts, have been demolished, diminished or turned into flats — 1,000 since World War II.

The lucky ones got taken over by the National Trust. Seeing London In The 1920's - English Cities / Social Guidance / Educational Documentary. Rare photographs of 1920s life in one of Britain's most important industrial firms to go on show for the first time after sitting untouched in boxes in local library. Images capture life at the Leys Malleable Castings Company in 1920s and 30s DerbyLeys was the largest malleable iron foundry in Europe at one pointCompany closed in 1986 and the site was demolished to be replaced with factory units By Helen Lawson Published: 21:05 GMT, 4 March 2013 | Updated: 04:08 GMT, 5 March 2013 They sat in boxes for eight years, but now pictures of life at one of Britain's most significant industrial firms in the Twenties and Thirties are to go on show for the first time. Rare Color Photographs of London, ca 1924-26. WOMEN 1920s. Downton Abbey as History. <img src="/files/images/Musson_Downton_411.jpg" alt="" width="411" height="255">(Carnival Films/WGBH) Downton Abbey, the television series coproduced by Carnival Films and WGBH, has set off a volley of debates about how we see the past, and about how much any drama, even a well-researched one, can contribute to historical understanding.

World War I. Timeline of World War One. The life of a British soldier of 1914-1918. Incredible photos shed light on working life for Britain's women during the First World War. More than 1.6 million women took on traditionally male jobs during World War One950,000 worked in dangerous munitions factories, producing 80% of the UK's armamentsAnother 100,000 worked in transport - a staggering 555% increase on pre-war numbersOthers worked close to the front line as part of the VAD and FANY nursing corpsOne, Edith Cavell, was executed by the Germans in 1915 for saving hundreds of lives By Ruth Styles. Silent night : LibraryLady. Secrets of Highclere Castle. APA Citation(style guide) Pioneer Productions., Matthews, V., West, S., & PBS Distribution (Firm). (2013). Secrets of Highclere Castle. [Arlington, Va.]: PBS Distribution. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation(style guide) Pioneer Productions et al.. 2013.

Miss Potter. Manor house. Gosford Park. Parade's end. The crimson rooms / The perfect summer : The granddaughter of writer Vita Sackville-West, Nicolson offers an engaging story covering just four summer months in 1911. English society was living large; there seemed no end to its extravagances. (more) The granddaughter of writer Vita Sackville-West, Nicolson offers an engaging story covering just four summer months in 1911. English society was living large; there seemed no end to its extravagances.

The fox's walk / A pivotal few years in Irish history-1912-1916-as seen through the eyes of a sensitive 10-year-old girl, whose immediate focus is her own sense of abandonment by her parents, is the piercingly affecting theme of Davis-Goff's new novel. (more) A pivotal few years in Irish history-1912-1916-as seen through the eyes of a sensitive 10-year-old girl, whose immediate focus is her own sense of abandonment by her parents, is the piercingly affecting theme of Davis-Goff's new novel. The Forsyte saga / The Forsyte saga. Brideshead revisited : The house at Riverton : The house at Tyneford :

Howards End ; A room with a view. Fall of giants / Park Lane : Edwardian street style: Astonishing amateur images which capture the fashion of women in London and Paris over a century ago. Downton Abbey Costumes, Clothes and Style. (30) edwardian fashion. Downton Abbey: Edwardian Inspiration - Magazine. European Women Fashion of the 1920s.