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Up And Down Stairs

Author : Jeremy Musson
ISBN : 9781848543874
Genre : History
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Country houses were reliant on an intricate hierarchy of servants, each of whom provided an essential skill. Up and Down Stairs brings to life this hierarchy and shows how large numbers of people lived together under strict segregation and how sometimes this segregation was broken, as with the famous marriage of a squire to his dairymaid at Uppark. Jeremy Musson captures the voices of the servants who ran these vast houses, and made them work. From unpublished memoirs to letters, wages, newspaper articles, he pieces together their daily lives from the Middle Ages through to the twentieth century. The story of domestic servants is inseparable from the story of the country house as an icon of power, civilisation and luxury. This is particularly true with the great estates such as Chatsworth, Hatfield, Burghley and Wilton. Jeremy Musson looks at how these grand houses were, for centuries, admired and imitated around the world.

Steps To Follow

Author : Patricia M. Davies
ISBN : 9783642570223
Genre : Medical
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This new edition of a best-selling guide incorporates significant advances in the early and later rehabilitation of neurologically impaired patients. Based on the Bobath concept, Davies' approach to rehabilitation stresses the need to equip the patient for a full life, rather than setting arbitrary goals for functioning in a sheltered environment. Activities are described for correcting abnormal movement patterns and facial difficulties. Ways to regain walking, balance and other normal movement sequences are explained and demonstrated with 750 photographs of patients being treated.

The Downstairs Room

Author : Kate Wilhelm
ISBN : 9780575120136
Genre : Fiction
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What happens when . . . An all-powerful killing machine is equipped with a human brain on the brink of madness? A group of apes are injected with human intelligence and build their own strange empire? A child with an other-worldly intellect is locked in mortal combat with his own down-to-earth father? A hand-picked space team convenes at a countdown that can mean the start of a new era - or the end of mankind? You'll find out when you enter . . . THE DOWNSTAIRS ROOM.

What Do You Care What Other People Think Further Adventures Of A Curious Character

Author : Richard P. Feynman
ISBN : 0393079813
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The New York Times best-selling sequel to "Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!" One of the greatest physicists of the twentieth century, Richard Feynman possessed an unquenchable thirst for adventure and an unparalleled ability to tell the stories of his life. "What Do You Care What Other People Think?" is Feynman’s last literary legacy, prepared with his friend and fellow drummer, Ralph Leighton. Among its many tales—some funny, others intensely moving—we meet Feynman’s first wife, Arlene, who taught him of love’s irreducible mystery as she lay dying in a hospital bed while he worked nearby on the atomic bomb at Los Alamos. We are also given a fascinating narrative of the investigation of the space shuttle Challenger’s explosion in 1986, and we relive the moment when Feynman revealed the disaster’s cause by an elegant experiment: dropping a ring of rubber into a glass of cold water and pulling it out, misshapen.

The Complete Guide To Alzheimer S Proofing Your Home

Author : Mark L. Warner
ISBN : 1557532028
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Written by a practicing architect and gerontologist, The Complete Guide to Alzheimer's-Proofing Your Home shows you how to create a home environment that will help you cope with the many difficulties associated with Alzheimer's. This unique book is divided into two sections to provide the most thorough coverage available. Section One deals with interior and exterior spaces individually, providing key information on how to ensure that the Alzheimer's patient will be safe and secure. Section Two gives a detailed list of potential problems related to Alzheimer's and practical information on how to cope with those problems in the home setting.

Man Falling Backwards Down Stairs

Author : Daniel Joshua Nagelberg
ISBN : 0971213216
Genre : Poetry
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Art is not created by the satisfied. The satisfied look out on the morning and accept the world as it is thus negating the desire for judgement. Like a sniper at a turd parade Daniel Joshua Nagelberg has the ills of his world in the crosshairs. Part scrutiny, part reticence, part fable, part rant, "Man Falling Backwards Down Stairs" is an outstanding exposition of a dissatisfied urban life. Daniel Joshua Nagelberg is at an imaginary bar with Bukowski on one side and Algren on the other quietly observing the rest of the villians have their way with each other. In the present climate of suspicion and fear, "Man Falling Backwards Down Stairs" is a welcome window of honest dynamic emotions. Much like Rumi's treaties of lust, debauchery and understanding through intoxication Daniel Joshua Nagelberg's visions of a wicked world gone wild are engaging, startling and often terrifying in their familarity.

Upstairs Downstairs

Author : Gayolin Bailey
ISBN : 9781453866733
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Hi, I'm so glad you're here!Grab a cuppa and a comfy chair and let me tell you about Marmalada Mouse's everyday adventure. She began life as a downstairs person, living with the Burjanavetti family on the main floor of their house. But, after she was no longer new and the children had outgrown her, she was packed in a box and taken to the attic where she joined other throw-aways. As it turned out, they all managed to make a life for themselves up there in the rafters, but Marmalada Mouse just couldn't get downstairs out of her mind. She missed living among bouquets and paintings and decorations and furniture arrangements. So she set a goal to make her own "downstairs" right there in the attic. And in her attempts, she discovered some very important truths: 1) A goal without a plan can get you into a jam.2) Then it takes a plan just to get out of the jam.3) But, even when you do the right things, things don't always turn out right.4) Nevertheless, doing right becomes its own reward and it opens the door to life's good surprises.

Upstairs And Downstairs

Author : James Leggott
ISBN : 9781442244832
Genre : Performing Arts
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This collection addresses the social and political contexts that have shaped the British TV costume drama as well as the changing historical contexts in which such programs are viewed again and again (in syndication, on DVD, youtube, etc.) and are reinterpreted by a thriving twenty-first-century global fan culture.

The Concise Guide To Physiotherapy Volume 2 E Book

Author : Tim Ainslie
ISBN : 9780702052903
Genre : Medical
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This exciting new resource is designed to assist undergraduate physiotherapy students and new graduates in confidently treating patients in a range of physiotherapy areas outside the ‘core’ areas of practice. Areas covered include paediatrics, geriatrics, mental health and rheumatology. Valuable content is easily accessible in a small portable format which will be an invaluable reference during placement or practice. Each chapter provides a concise overview of the philosophy and the specific treatment processes for each of the 17 practice specialties. A wealth of online learning resources are also available with the Guide, these include access to case studies, multiple-choice questions and a reference list for each chapter. In addition there is a bank of downloadable photographs and line drawings relating to each of the 17 chapters. Used along with The Concise Guide to Physiotherapy: Volume 1 Assessment, Volume 2 Treatment will be an indispensable tool for any physiotherapist. A blend of resources providing an insight into the ‘non core’ areas of practice, enabling the individual to prepare ahead or refresh knowledge in order to feel confident about approaching the treatment of patients in practice areas not previously encountered. Easy access to nuggets of information on 17 ‘non core’ speciality areas, including burns and plastics, learning disabilities and rehabilitation A handy quick reference tool for both students and physiotherapists Access to online resources including, reference lists, an image bank, 51 cases studies and over 300 MCQs!

Servants A Downstairs History Of Britain From The Nineteenth Century To Modern Times

Author : Lucy Lethbridge
ISBN : 9780393241099
Genre : History
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Paints a vivid picture of the lives of British servants through the letters and diaries of those who served in upper crust households and explores the complicated relationships and social implications between the server and those they served. 20,000 first printing.

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