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The British Country House in the Eighteenth Century By Christopher Christie

The British Country House in the Eighteenth Century by Christopher Christie

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An exploration of the British country house between 1700-1830 and looks at the lives of the noblemen and the servants who inhabited them. 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.

The British Country House in the Eighteenth Century Summary

The British Country House in the Eighteenth Century by Christopher Christie

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 sevants, furniture, landscape, architecture, painting, scultpture, 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.

Table of Contents

The country house and money; the architecture of the country house; role and rank - family and servants; the landscape; a temple to the arts; furnishing the country house; entertainment.

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GOR002146933
The British Country House in the Eighteenth Century by Christopher Christie
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Manchester University Press
2000-03-02
352
0719047250
9780719047251
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