Episodes

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Modern Manners20160108The world of 'netiquette' and the making of manners in cyberspace.

An examination of the way manners and etiquette have evolved over the centuries

The Americans20160107How Britain and America are not just divided by a common language, but also by manners.

An examination of the way manners and etiquette have evolved over the centuries

The Ancients20160104In the third millennium BC, Ptah-Hotep wrote the Maxims of Ptah-Hotep.

An examination of the way manners and etiquette have evolved over the centuries

The Elizabethans20160105Fabritio Caroso's Nobilita di Dame (1600) explains how to behave at court.

An examination of the way manners and etiquette have evolved over the centuries

The Middling Classes20160106During the 18th century, the growing middle classes needed a guide to behaviour.

An examination of the way manners and etiquette have evolved over the centuries