Twentieth Century Culture and Deportment by Maud C. Cooke

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Author Cooke, Maud C.
Title Twentieth Century Culture and Deportment
Or the Lady and Gentleman at Home and Abroad; Containing Rules of Etiquette for All Occasions, Including Calls; Invitations; Parties; Weddings; Receptions; Dinners and Teas; Etiquette of the Street; Public Places, Etc., Etc. Forming a Complete Guide to Self-Culture; the Art of Dressing Well; Conversation; Courtship; Etiquette for Children; Letter-Writing; Artistic Home and Interior Decorations, Etc.
Alternate Title 20th Century Culture and Deportment
Contents Preface -- The essence of etiquette -- Introductions and salutations -- Art of conversation -- Visiting cards -- Visiting customs -- Invitations, formal and informal -- Acceptances and regrets -- Etiquette of courtship and marriage -- Weddings and wedding anniversaries -- Home etiquette -- Etiquette for children -- Dinner giving -- Table etiquette -- Evening parties, receptions and suppers -- Balls, dancing and masquerades -- Soirées, musicales and lawn parties -- Breakfasts, luncheons and teas -- Miscellaneous entertainments -- Christenings, confirmations and graduations -- Etiquette of funerals and mourning -- Etiquette of public places -- Walking, riding, boating, driving -- Bicycle etiquette -- Club etiquette -- Society -- General etiquette -- Washington etiquette -- Delsartean discipline -- Art of dress -- Colors and complexions -- Dress for special occasions -- Letter writing -- Forms for letters -- Artistic home decorations -- How to be beautiful -- Appendix: texts of visiting and invitation cards.
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Language English
LoC Class BJ: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Ethics, Social usages, Etiquette, Religion
Subject Etiquette
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EBook-No. 58133
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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