Normal view MARC view ISBD view

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

by Girouard, Mark [author].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: v, 344 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.ISBN: 0140054065; 9780140054064.Subject(s): Country homes -- England -- History | Upper class -- Great Britain -- History | Country homes -- Great Britain -- History | Architecture and society -- Great Britain -- History | England -- Social life and customs | England Country houses Social conditions to 1940
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: 1770-1830 -- Second interlude: early country-house technology -- The moral house: 1830-1900 -- The Indian summer: 1900-40.
Tags from this library:
No tags from this library for this title.
Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
No physical items for this record

Based on the author's Slade lectures given at Oxford University in 1975-76.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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: 1770-1830 -- Second interlude: early country-house technology -- The moral house: 1830-1900 -- The Indian summer: 1900-40.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.