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- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 7.65
Arriving at the great houses of 1920s London, fifteen-year-old Margaret?s life in service was about to begin? As a kitchen maid ? the lowest of the low ? she entered an entirely new world; one of stoves to be blacked, vegetables to be scrubbed, mistresses to be appeased, and even bootlaces to be ironed. Work started at 5.30am and went on until after... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 7.65
From the grand houses of Brighton to imposing London mansions, life as a kitchen maid could be exhausting and demoralising. It?s not just being at the beck and call of the people upstairs, when even the children of the family can treat you like dirt, but having to deal with temperamental cooks, starchy butlers and chauffeurs with a roving eye. Marriage... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 10.94
The Downstairs Cookbook offers genuine 1920s recipes from bestselling author Margaret Powell, the house maid and cook who shared tales from her years of service in Below Stairs and inspired the original Upstairs Downstairs TV series. Now in this cookery book she offers a collection of sweet and savoury courses that the servants regularly prepared... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95
In the 1970s and 80s Japan experienced some deep-rooted social changes which affected attitudes to health care services among both professionals and consumers alike. Health Care in Japan provides an introduction to and overview of health and medical services in Japan at that time. It describes the historical development of modern medical care; the... more...
- Policy Press 2015; US$ 45.95
This ground-breaking book explores the relationship between the media, child abuse and shifting adult?child power relations which, in Western countries, has spawned an ever-expanding range of laws, policies and procedures introduced to address the ?explosion? of interest in the issue of child abuse. more...
- Policy Press 2013; US$ 99.00
CPD in social work offers a unique insight into the possibilities and challenges of CPD and the issues it presents for newly qualified and experienced social workers in practice. It offers possible directions for the future of post qualifying social work education, making it essential reading for practitioners, educators, managers and policy-makers. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 29.95
At its height the Moundville ceremonial center was a densely occupied town of approximately 1,000 residents, with at least 29 earthen mounds surrounding a central plaza. Today, Moundville is not only one the largest and best-preserved Mississippian sites in the United States, but also one of the most intensively studied. This volume brings together... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95
Investigations of skeletal remains from key archaeological sites reveal new data and offer insights on prehistoric life and health in the Southeast. The shift from foraging to farming had important health consequences for prehistoric peoples, but variations in health existed within communities that had made this transition. This new collection... more...
- Bernan Press 2016; US$ 97.99
Now in its third edition, this popular Handbook has been your go-to guide to the fundamentals of occupational safety and health law for over a decade. This new edition provides an authoritative and up-to-date reference that you count on for its reliable information and straightforward explanation. more...
- R&L Education 2010; US$ 48.99
This one-of-a-kind collection of chapters takes the reader on a tour to explore innovative practices from classrooms, schools, districts, communities, and faraway places in the world. more...