Manners And Social Usages

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Read Books Ltd, May 31, 2013 - Social Science - 488 pages
A manual written for any social scenario that might occur to somebody from the upper-middle classes at the turn of the 20th century. A lot of this book may seem anachronistic in the modern age but it is a fascinating study for any fan of social history.
 

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Contents

WOMEN AS LEADERS
OPTIONAL CIVILITIES
GOOD AND BAD SOCIETY
ON INTRODUCING PEOPLE
VISITING
INVITATIONS ACCEPTANCES AND REGRETS
CARDS OF COMPLIMENT COURTESY CONDOLENCE AND CONGRATULATION
THE ETIQUETTE OF WEDDINGS
BEFORE THE WEDDING AND AFTER
GOLD SILVER AND TIN WEDDINGS
THE ETIQUETTE OF BALLS
FASHIONABLE DANCING
LETTERS AND LETTERWRITING
COSTLY THY HABIT
DRESSING FOR DRIVING
INCONGRUITIES OF DRESS

WHO PAYS FOR THE CARDS
WEDDINGS AFTER EASTER
SUMMER WEDDINGS
AUTUMN WEDDINGS
ETIQUETTE OF MOURNING
MOURNING AND FUNERAL USAGES
LETTERS OF CONDOLENCE

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