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Star Spangled Manners In Which Miss Manners Defends American Etiquette For a Change

By Judith Martin
  • ISBN Code: : 0393325016
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : History
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The nationally syndicated etiquette columnist traces the history of American manners, citing the nation's early stand against hierarchical European etiquette, and describing its adoption of a frequently misunderstood egalitarian respect system. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

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