Mrs. Astor's New York
Money and Social Power in a Gilded Age
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ISBN10: 0300095015 ISBN13: 9780300095012 Publisher: Yale Univ Pr Published: Oct 1 2002 Pages: 336 Weight: 2.65lbs. Height: 9.75" Width: 8.00" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
Mrs. Astor, undisputed queen of New York society in the decades before the First World War, created a social aristocracy of unparalleled extravagance and exclusivity. This lively account of her life and the era over which she presided sheds new light on the origins and lifestyle of this aristocracy.