Architecture in Britain, 1530 to 1830, Volume 3

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Yale University Press, 1993 - Architecture - 588 pages
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The author charts the development of architectural theory and practice from Elizabeth I to George IV. Questions of style, technology, and the social framework are resolved as separable but always essential components of the building worlds.
 

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Contents

PART ONE THE ENGLISH RENAISSANCE 15301610
23
Tudor Patronage and the New Fashion
37
Influences and Methods
50
The Prodigy Houses of Queen Elizabeths Reign
58
The Jacobean Sequel
75
Building in Town and Country 15701640
90
INIGO JONES AND HIS TlMES161060
103
The Surveyorship of Inigo Jones 161543
110
The Individuality ofjames Gibbs
324
The Villa 33
334
The House and the Street in the Eighteenth Century
354
From Wren to Walpole
366
Britons Abroad
377
William Chambers and Robert Adam
384
The Second Generation
410
Materials and Methods in the Age of Improvement
438

Inigo Jones His Contemporaries and Followers
129
Architecture and the Artisan 1615 75
142
Churches and Collegiate Buildings 153m1660
157
Hugh May Dr Christopher Wren I 7 3
173
WREN AND THE BAROQUEI660I7IO
187
The Royal Works 16601702
221
233
267
Churches and the Universities 170236
278
Campbell Burlington and Kent
295
The Picturesque and the Cult of Styles
447
Architecture after Waterloo
471
Architecture in Scotland 153041707
499
English Architecture in America
512
Notes
529
A Narrative Bibliography 55 0
550
Index
565
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