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The World of the Country House in Seventeenth-Century England

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This engaging and beautifully illustrated book takes us back to the domestic world of the landed gentry in seventeenth-century England. Relating countless stories and case histories drawn from a wide range of primary sources, the book describes the physical environment, staffing, and functioning of gentry households, the inhabitants and their activities, and the role of these houses in the social and economic life of their localities. J. T. Cliffe begins by exploring the exterior and interior of houses and the outbuildings ...

The World of the Country House in Seventeenth-Century England 1999, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300076431

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