Aslet, Clive, 1955-, The Edwardian country house , 2012
The Edwardian country house : a social and architectural history / Clive Aslet.
- London : Frances Lincoln Limited, 2012.
- Physical Description:
- 286 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), facsims., plans., ports. ; 32 cm.
- Reference LibraryNA7620 .A8 2012 (LC) OversizeAccessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
The magnificent country houses built in Britain between 1890 and 1939 were the last monuments to a vanishing age. Many of these great mammoths of domestic architecture were unsuited to the changes in economic and social priorities that followed the two world wars, and rapidly became extinct.
- Subject Terms:
- Country homes -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.Decoration and ornament -- Edwardian style.Great Britain -- History -- Edward VII, 1901-1910.Home economics -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.Interior decoration -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.Master and servant -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.Social classes -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.