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The British Country House in the Eighteenth Century

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Very good condition, pages are clean, bright and unmarked throughout. Some light creasing to cover, spine undamaged.

This work explores the British country house during the period 1700-1830 and looks at the lives of both the noblemen and the servants who inhabited them. It provides insight into many different areas: the role and rank of family and servants, furniture, landscape, architecture, painting, sculpture, style, food and entertainment are all discussed and allow him to invoke a sense of 18th-century life as it was experienced by the inhabitants of these homes. Reference is made to the whole of the British Isles and there is a discussion of the political significance of the country house in the Georgian period.

Item details

Author(s):
Christopher Christie
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0719047250
ISBN-13:
9780719047251
Publisher:
Manchester University Press

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Very good condition, pages are clean, bright and unmarked throughout. Some light creasing to cover, spine undamaged.

This work explores the British country house during the period 1700-1830 and looks at the lives of both the noblemen and the servants who inhabited them. It provides insight into many different areas: the role and rank of family and servants, furniture, landscape, architecture, painting, sculpture, style, food and entertainment are all discussed and allow him to invoke a sense of 18th-century life as it was experienced by the inhabitants of these homes. Reference is made to the whole of the British Isles and there is a discussion of the political significance of the country house in the Georgian period.

Author(s):
Christopher Christie
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0719047250
ISBN-13:
9780719047251
Publisher:
Manchester University Press

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