Debrett's New Guide to Etiquette and Modern Manners

Debrett's New Guide to Etiquette and Modern Manners

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Combining traditional standards of conduct with modern innovations, this guide to etiquette covers everything from basic table manners to precedence at the State Opening of Parliament.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 148 x 232 x 30mm | 662.26g
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • index
  • 074727715X
  • 9780747277156

Table of contents

Part 1 Rites of passage: birth, baptism and other ceremonies of childhood; engagement to be married; weddings; separation and divorce; remarriage; deaths, funerals and memorial services. Part 2 Social life: royal, diplomatic and other formal occasions; the written word; the spoken word; in private - the conduct of personal relationships; in public - manners and out and about; entertaining; the country weekend; the new relationship with domestic staff; business manners; table manners; dress. Appendix: correct forms of address.
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