Architecture in Britain: 1530 to 1830

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Penguin Books, 1969 - Architecture - 391 pages
Mentions preservation/promotion of Aboriginal culture (AIAS, Museum of Australia)

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One of the most comprehensive books about the critical period in British architecture. The ultimate book on British Architecture. A must for all architecture students. Read full review


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Sir John Summerson (1904-1992) was the curator of Sir John Soane's Museum in London for almost forty years, simultaneously teaching the history of architecture at the Architectural Association in London and at Birkbeck College, University of London. His many books include Architecture in Britain 1530-1830 for the Pelican History of Art series and The Classical Language of Architecture.

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