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Voices from the back stairs : interpreting servants' lives at historic house museums / Jennifer Pustz.

Author/creator Pustz, Jennifer
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoDeKalb : Northern Illinois University Press, ©2010.
Descriptionx, 244 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Shrines, slave quarters, and social relevance : the changing historic house museum -- Interpretation of domestic service at post-Civil War house museums -- The ideal, the real, and the servant problem -- Photo essay I: The servant problem illustrated -- Using the servant problem to interpret domestic life -- Case studies in domestic service interpretation -- Photo essay II: Contemporary interpretations of domestic service -- Appendix 1: Text of mail questionnaire sent to historic house museums -- Appendix 2: Additional resources.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [229]-236) and index.
LCCN 2009028417
ISBN0875806228 (clothbound : alk. paper)
ISBN9780875806228 (clothbound : alk. paper)

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