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A History of Country House Visiting By Adrian Tinniswood

A History of Country House Visiting

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This book examines how the owners of historic buildings have adapted to the steadily growing influx of visitors and how the idea of a national heritage takes its place in modern society.
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A History of Country House Visiting by Adrian Tinniswood

For more than five centuries the historic buildings of England have opened their doors inviting the tourists to step inside and engage in exploration and discovery. This book examines how the owners of historic buildings have adapted to the steadily growing influx of visitors and how the idea of a national heritage takes its place in modern society.

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Travelling hopefully; built for envious show; a madness to gaze at trifles; arbiters of taste; the polite tourist; creative fancy; a well pleased throng of people; England my England!; the stately home business.

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GOR002194954
A History of Country House Visiting by Adrian Tinniswood
Adrian Tinniswood
Used - Very Good
Hardback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1989-09-07
242
0631148019
9780631148012
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