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    DescriptionProfessor Amanda Vickery is one of the most charismatic historians in Britain today. In "A History of Private Life", she reveals the intimate secrets of life at home, from the Tudor mansion to the modern bedsit. Through letters, diaries and other first-person accounts, we hear the voices of men and women from very different backgrounds telling their stories. Men behaving badly, adulterers on the sofa, servants running amok, bashful bachelors and glamorous widows - all are revealed in their own words, providing a revealing portrait of how these long-dead people lived day to day and illuminating the problems, pleasures, successes and catastrophes of domestic life. Among the actors bringing this history to life are Deborah Findlay, John Sessions, Jasmine Hyde, Jeremy Young, Simon Tcherniak and Madeleine Brolly. The series also features songs from the 18th and 19th century specially arranged and performed by David Owen Norris, who is accompanied on keyboards by singers Gwyneth Herbert and Thomas Guthrie. This is an engrossing BBC Radio 4 series spanning the history of the home and domestic relationships over the past 500 years, presented by Amanda Vickery.


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    Title
    Radio 4's History of Private Life
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Amanda Vickery
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 144 mm
    Height: 24 mm
    Thickness: 129 mm
    Weight: 233 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781408467459
    ISBN 10: 1408467453
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.3
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    DC22: 941
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000
    Publisher
    AudioGO Limited
    Imprint name
    BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    Publication date
    05 August 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Bath