The intellectual culture of the English country house, 1500-1700

Dimmock, Matthew, Hadfield, Andrew and Healy, Margaret, eds. (2015) The intellectual culture of the English country house, 1500-1700. Manchester University Press, Manchester. ISBN 9780719090202

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This is a ground-breaking collection of essays by leading and emerging scholars, which uncovers the vibrant intellectual life of early modern provincial England. The essays in the volume explore architectural planning, libraries and book collecting, landscape gardening, interior design, the history of science and scientific experimentation, and the collection of portraits and paintings.

Item Type: Edited Book
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2695 Architectural drawing and design
N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts > NK1700 Interior decoration. House decoration
P Language and Literature > PR English literature > PR0001 Literary history and criticism
Depositing User: Margaret Healy
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2015 06:26
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2015 09:21
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