Anglais 1939: The Last Season

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A wonderful portrait of British upper-class life in the Season of 1939 - the last before the Second World War.
The Season of 1939 brought all those 'in Society' to London. The young debutante daughters of the upper classes were presented to the King and Queen to mark their acceptance into the new adult world of their parents. They sparkled their way through a succession of balls and parties and sporting events.
The Season brought together influential people not only from Society but also from Government at the various events of the social calendar. Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain chaperoned his debutante niece to weekend house parties; Lord Halifax, the Foreign Secretary, lunched with the Headmaster of Eton; Cabinet Ministers encountered foreign Ambassadors at balls in the houses of the great hostesses. As the hot summer drew on, the newspapers filled with ever more ominous reports of the relentless progress towards war. There was nothing to do but wait - and dance. The last season of peace was nearly over.


  • Auteur(s)

    Anne De Courcy

  • Éditeur

    Weidenfeld & Nicolson

  • Distributeur

    Numilog

  • Date de parution

    20/12/2012

  • EAN

    9781780225777

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Nombre de pages

    272 Pages

  • Action copier/coller

    Non

  • Action imprimer

    Non

  • Partage

    Dans le cadre de la copie privée

  • Nb Partage

    6 appareils

  • Poids

    2 857 Ko

  • Diffuseur

    Numilog

  • Entrepôt

    Numilog

  • Support principal

    ebook (ePub)

  • Version ePub

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