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Illustrated Daughters of Britannia

£4.99

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Accompanying their spouses in the most extraordinary, tough, sometimes terrifying circumstances, this book is an account of the courageous and unusual women who have been the backbone of the foreign service. Women who struggled to bring their civilization with them. The book is illustrated with archive material, extracts from original letters between the women and their families at home, maps to show the routes they travelled and the places they were posted to and pictures of ephemera to evoke the lives they led. The chapters cover: getting there; the posting; private life; embassy life; public life; and social life.

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Author(s):
Katie Hickman
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
192
Title:
Illustrated Daughters of Britannia

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Accompanying their spouses in the most extraordinary, tough, sometimes terrifying circumstances, this book is an account of the courageous and unusual women who have been the backbone of the foreign service. Women who struggled to bring their civilization with them. The book is illustrated with archive material, extracts from original letters between the women and their families at home, maps to show the routes they travelled and the places they were posted to and pictures of ephemera to evoke the lives they led. The chapters cover: getting there; the posting; private life; embassy life; public life; and social life.

Author(s):
Katie Hickman
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
192
Title:
Illustrated Daughters of Britannia

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