The Transatlantic Marriage Bureau: Husband Hunting in the Gilded Age: How American Heiresses Conquered the Aristocracy

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ᗲ [PDF]-Free Read The Transatlantic Marriage Bureau: Husband Hunting in the Gilded Age: How American Heiresses Conquered the Aristocracy ᚚ Ebook By Julie Ferry ᚵ DIVIn 1895 nine American heiresses travelled across the Atlantic and bagged themselves husbands and titles Though this phenomena had been happening for many years, 1895 was undoubtedly the most successful one for the unofficial marriage brokers Lady Minnie Paget and Consuelo Yzanga, Duchess of Windsor For the English gentlemen the girls married it was a way to sustain their land, houses and all of the trappings of aristocracy For the girls, who came from new money and were therefore not part of the American social elite, marriage was a means to obtaining the social prestige they craved The Transatlantic Marriage Bureau will romp through the year to tell the story of these nine women the seasons, the parties, the money and the titles always with one eye on the remarkable women who made it happen behind the scenes DIVDIVJulie Ferry has been a freelance journalist for the past seven years and has written for The Guardian, Independent, Sunday Times, Sunday Telegraph, Evening Standard and magazines such as Glamour, SHE and Eve She lives with her husband, four year old daughter and one year old son in Bristol The Transatlantic Marriage Bureau is her first book DIV The Transatlantic Marriage Bureau: Husband Hunting in the Gilded Age: How American Heiresses Conquered the Aristocracy