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The Fall and Rise of the Stately Home

The Fall and Rise of the Stately Home( )
Author: Mandler, Peter
Publication Date:Jun 1999
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $58.00
Book Description:

How much do the English really care about their stately homes? In this pathbreaking and wide-ranging account of the changing fortunes and status of the stately homes of England over the past two centuries, Peter Mandler melds social, cultural, artistic, and political perspectives and reveals much about the relationship of the nation to its past and its traditional ruling elite. Challenging the prevailing view of a modern English culture besotted with its history and its...
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Detailed Subjects: Architecture / Buildings / Residential
Social Science / Sociology / General
Social Science / Social Classes & Economic Disparity
Architecture / History / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.474 x 8.853 x 1.079 Inches
Book Weight:1.734 Pounds

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