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Life in the English country house : a social and architectural history / Mark Girouard.


New Haven : Yale University Press, 1978.
ISBN 9780300022735, 0300022735, 9780300058703, 0300058705

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Subjects Architecture and society -- Great Britain -- History.
Architecture and society.
Architecture et société -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire.
Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain.
Architecture, Domestic.
Bouwkunst.
Classes supérieures -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire.
Country homes -- Great Britain -- History.
Country homes.
Country life -- Great Britain -- History.
Country life.
England -- Social life and customs.
England.
Geschichte.
Great Britain.
Grossbritannien.
Landadel.
Landhuizen.
Maisons de campagne -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire.
Manners and customs.
Manors -- Great Britain -- History.
Manors.
Oberschicht.
Upper class -- Great Britain -- History.
Upper class.
Villa.
Description v, 344 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Based on the author's Slade lectures given at Oxford University in 1975-76.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary From literature, social chronicles, and family documents comes a study of the evolution and social role of the English country house since the Middle Ages.
Contents The power houses -- The mediaeval household -- The mediaeval house -- The Elizabethan and Jacobean house -- The formal house: 1630-1720 -- First interlude: virtuosos and dilettanti -- The social house: 1720-70 -- The arrival of informality: 1770-1930 -- Second interlude: early country-house technology -- The moral house: 1830-1900 -- The Indian summer: 1900-40.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3892534
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Girouard, Mark, 1931-
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