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Travel and the British country house Cultures, critiques and consumption in the long eighteenth century

Title
Travel and the British country house [electronic resource] : Cultures, critiques and consumption in the long eighteenth century / contributions by Roey Sweet [and eleven others] ; edited by Jon Stobart.
ISBN
1526110342
9781526110343
Published
[Place of publication not identified] : Manchester University Press, 2017. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015)
Physical Description
1 online resource (272 pages))
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Summary
Provides readers with fresh insights into the country house and the ways it was shaped by domestic and foreign travel. It brings famous and less familiar houses to life through the aspirations and acquisitions of owners; the admiring or caustic comments of visitors, and the constant flows of goods, people and ideas.
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
January 15, 2020
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Àntiquity mad': the influence of continental travel on the Irish houses of Frederick Hervey, the Earl Bishop, 1730
1803 / Rebecca Campion
2. From Rome to Stourhead and thence to Rome again: the phenomenon of the eighteenth-century English landscape garden / John Harrison
3. Virtual travel and virtuous objects: chinoiserie and the country house / Emile de Bruijn
4. Gentlemen tourists in the early eighteenth century: the travel journals of William Hanbury and John Scattergood / Rosie MacArthur
5. foreign appreciation of English country houses and castles: Dutch travellers' accounts of proto-museums visited en route, 1683
1855 / Renske Koster
6. Ẁorth viewing by travellers': Arthur Young and country house picture collections in the late eighteenth century / Jocelyn Anderson
7. Ènjoying country life to the full
only the English know how to do that!': appreciation of the British country house by Hungarian aristocratic travellers / Kristof Fatsar
8. Magnificent and mundane: transporting people and goods to the country house, c. 1730
1800 / Jon Stobart
9. On the road (and the Thames) with William Cavendish, 1st Earl of Devonshire, 1597
1623 / Peter Edwards
10. Ǹo Lady could do this': navigating gender and collecting objects in India and Scotland, c. 1810
50 / Ellen Filor.
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