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Published: 03 November 2011

304 Pages | 52 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199693757

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Luxury and Power

The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Helen Jacobsen

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • An important contribution to the cultural history of Baroque England
  • Sheds lights on the cultural and diplomatic history of the late seventeenth century, a time of great political flux
  • Contains unpublished work on a whole range of patrons and their collecting, with detailed references to houses, items, craftsmen, dates, and archival evidence
  • Includes an extensive bibliography which provides an invaluable resource