Title:Illustrated Daughters of Britannia: the public and private worlds of the diplomatic wife
Price:GBP£11.85 (about USD$16.20)
Dust Jacket:Very Good
HarperCollins, 2001, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
A very nice clean copy; bright unmarked pages, only very light shelfwear to jacket. An authoritative, entertaining and moving account of the courageous and unusual women who have been the backbone of the foreign service. Accompanying their spouses in the most extraordinary, tough, sometimes terrifying circumstances, the women written about in this book struggled to bring their civilisation with them. The book is beautifully 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. 192 pages. Quantity Available: 1. ISBN/EAN: 9780007641161. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: dscf6939.