Their noble lordships

class and power in modern Britain by Simon Winchester

Publisher: Random House in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 281 Downloads: 800
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Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Nobility -- Great Britain,
  • Power (Social sciences)

Edition Notes

StatementSimon Winchester.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT653.G7 W54 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 281 p. ;
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3785843M
ISBN 100394524187
LC Control Number81048273

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I am of an age and political bent that makes me fairly dismissive of aristocracy and I bridle at deference demanded on the basis of birth or wealth alone. On the other hand, I must admit a sneaking fascination, tinged with horrified.

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