Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2014

230 Pages | 36 black & white illustrations, 12 tables

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719096228

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Country houses and the British Empire, 1700-1930

First Edition

Stephanie Barczewski

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • Examines the history of the country house in a novel way
  • Makes extensive use of archival sources from over fifty different archives
  • Offers new insight into the important question of the impact of the Empire on the British metropolis
  • Shows how country houses were closely connected to key political, cultural, economic and imperial events in British history
  • Transcends architectural and biographical histories of the country house in order to offer a fresh perspective