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Stiff Upper Lip: Secrets, Crimes and the Schooling of a Ruling Class

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'A brave and necessary book' GUARDIAN 'Shocking, gripping and sobering' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH This is the story of generations of parents, Britain's richest and grandest, who believed that being miserable at school was necessary to make a good and successful citizen. Childish suffering was a price they accepted for the preservation of their class, and their entitlement. The children who were moulded by this misery and abuse went on - as they still do - to run Britain's public institutions and private companies. Confronting the ...

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Stiff Upper Lip: Secrets, Crimes and the Schooling of a Ruling Class 2018, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9781474601016

Mass-market paperback

Stiff Upper Lip: Secrets, Crimes and the Schooling of a Ruling Class 2017, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9781474600545

Hardcover