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domestic servant class in eighteenth-century England

Joseph Jean Hecht

domestic servant class in eighteenth-century England

by Joseph Jean Hecht

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] J. Jean Hecht.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 240p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17441301M

  A history of years of domestic service in England and how it evolved. to site index. Book Review. Today’s Paper the fact that you had servants to lace you up. And class .   A Difficult Life for Servants in Victorian England. The British census of found that million girls and women worked as domestic servants in Victorian England. They were usually recruited between the ages of 10 after they had been through some elementary schooling. Many employers hoped for the servants they hired to have at least some elementary literacy and numeracy.

  Take all numbers as merely guidelines, as they changed throughout the century, and the years I give are vague. If you want more detail on wages, I’d recommend taking a look at the above book (which gives a lot of specific household examples) or J. Jean Hecht’s The Domestic Servant in Eighteenth Century : Lord Rose. The Historical Journal, 34, I (I99I), pp. I 6 Printed in Great Britain CONSUMERS' PASSIONS: THE MIDDLE CLASS IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND The English Urban Renaissance: Culture and Society in the Provincial Town, iI

  The lives of both women, however, confirmed the centrality of sexuality to eighteenth-century thinking about servants. The servant problem had merged into broader questions about female power and desire. By now the themes of Domestic Affairs are well-established. Affectionate intimacy between servant and master appeared to resolve the servant.   The REAL story of Britain's servant class (and it wasn't exactly Downton Abbey): New BBC series reveals what it was really like downstairs. Life for servants in .


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The domestic servant class in eighteenth-century England by J. Jean Hecht,Hyperion Press edition, in English - Hyperion reprint : WERE it possible to chart accurately the relative size of occupational groups in eighteenth-century England, the servant class would undoubtedly rank with the largest.

A variety of economic developments and resulting social changes created a steadily increasing demand for domestics throughout the period; multiple sources furnished a constantly. Servants: English Domestics in the Eighteenth Century Bridget Hill For the first time sincehere is a book about eighteenth-century servants, male and female, in large and small households, in town and country, seen not only through the diaries and journals of the masters, but also through the eyes of the few domestic servants who.

Using 18th-century diaries, journals, and memoirs as well as the press and literature of the period, the book examines the lives of the majority of domestic servants, who were employed in more modest establishments, or in single or two-servant households.

The book looks at the life of the pauper apprentices to service, paid little or nothing for their efforts, and at the frequency with which both near. The importance of domestic service in the eighteenth century has long been recognised by historians but apart from a number of recent controversial articles, this is the first detailed study of the subject since J.

Jean Hecht's book of Bridget Hill's essays question the stereotype of the domestic servant - usually male and most often in large households employing many servants where a. This book, situated in the regional and chronological epicentre of E. Thompson's The Making of the English Working Class and Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights, focuses on the relationship between a Church of England clergyman (the Master of the title) and his.

In the colonies of North America, domestic service was performed by transported convicts, bond servants who sold themselves into service for stated periods to pay their passage, Native Americans, and black slaves.

After the American Revolution indentured servants were largely replaced, except in the South, by free labor. The domestic servant class in eighteenth-century England / J. Jean Hecht Routledge & Kegan Paul London Australian/Harvard Citation. Hecht, J. Jean. The domestic servant class in eighteenth-century England / J.

Jean Hecht Routledge & Kegan Paul London. Wikipedia Citation. To quote from J J Hecht’s book The Domestic Class in Eighteenth Century England: Board wages were money payments disbursed on a weekly basis in place of meals. Usually they were given for only a limited period, such as when a servant was taken on the road or when he sojourned with his employer in London or remained behind while the family was.

In the eighteenth-century, servants were a significant part of English society. What has often been seen as the growth of the middle classes as a result of commercial and industrial expansion caused an accelerated growth in domestic service (Hecht 1). The book, situated in the regional and chronological epicentre of E.

Thompson's The Making of the English Working Class and Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights, focuses on the relationship between a Church of England clergyman (the Master of the title) and his.

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InJoseph Jean Hecht published an article on “Continental and Colonial Servants in Eighteenth Century England”, and, two years later, a book on the The Domestic Servant Class in Eighteenth-Century England, which for several years was to remain the most comprehensive study on English middle- and upper-class domestic staff.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Routledge & K. Paul, London. Description: xii, pages ; 22 cm. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hecht, J. Jean. Domestic servant class in eighteenth-century England.

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