Buildings for Blustockings: The Architecture and Social History of Women's Colleges in Late Victorian England

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This book investigates the architecture of the six earliest, purpose-built, residential colleges for women in nineteenth-century Britain: Griton and Newnham Colleges at Cambridge University, Lady Margaret Hall and Somerville at Oxford University, and Westfield and Royal Holloway, both affiliated with the University of London. Elements borrowed from the domestic house continued to influence collegiate design through the 1970s. This domesticity and its sources are discussed in depth and illuminate the vital connection between ...

Buildings for Blustockings: The Architecture and Social History of Women's Colleges in Late Victorian England 1999, University of Delaware Press, Cranbury

ISBN-13: 9780874136975

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