‘Downton’ Discovered

January 6, 2014

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Hour 2:       Downton Abbey has given millions of viewers around the world a
peek into life at a stately British manor. But how realistic is the show’s depiction of how these homes function? We’ll find out this hour with Lucy Lethbridge. Her new book is Servants: A Downstairs History of Britain from the Nineteenth Century to Modern Times [2] (W.W. Norton and Company). If you need to catch up on Downton Abbey Season 3, here’s a summary [3].

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[2] Servants: A Downstairs History of Britain from the Nineteenth Century to Modern Times: http://www.amazon.com/Servants-Downstairs-History-Britain-Nineteenth/dp/0393241092/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1388687652&sr=1-1&keywords=servants

[3] here’s a summary: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/programs/series/downton-abbey-season-3/

[4] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/260282651/KERA_260282651.mp3?_kip_ipx=1517337206-1389109912

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