(More customer reviews)If you've always been curious to know what life was like for the Four Hundred, this is a perfect book. "Displaying Women" is far from a dry, scholarly account of the lives of upper-class New York women of the 19th and early 20th centuries. With painstaking detail Montgomery not only describes the inner and outer lives of American women, but places them in context of greater American society. Imminently readable and well-written, I highly recommend this book for anyone interested in America's upper classes.
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