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The Tudor & Jacobean Country House: A Building History

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The Tudor and Jacobean Country House: A Building History - Airs, Malcolm, and Girouard, Mark (Foreword by)
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The English country house in its landscaped setting was one of the most exciting and original developments of the 16th century. Liberated from the need to build for defence by the establishment of domestic peace and financed by a buoyant economy, the Tudor and Jacobean aristocracy indulged in a frenzy of competitive building which radically changed the face of the countryside. Stimulated by the Elizabethan Court, architecture became a matter of passionate interest and social rivalry, characterized by symbolism, allegory and ...

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The Tudor and Jacobean Country House: A Building History 1998, Bramley Books, Surrey

ISBN-13: 9781858338330

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The Tudor & Jacobean Country House: A Building History 1998, Alan Sutton Publishing

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The Tudor and Jacobean Country House: A Building History 1997, Alan Sutton Publishing

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