The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy
ISBN10: 0375703683 ISBN13: 9780375703683 Publisher: Vintage Books Published: Sep 1 1999 Pages: 813 Weight: 1.70lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.00" Depth: 1.75" Language: English
Updated with a new preface, a multifaceted historical chronicle explains how the British notables and nobles lost their wealth, power, and prestige, and describes the breakup of the great landed estates and the erosion of the system of titles and honors. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.