Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 December 2017

272 Pages | 30 black & white illustrations, 5 graphs

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526110329

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Travel and the British country house

Cultures, critiques and consumption in the long eighteenth century

Edited by Jon Stobart

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides new insights into the relationship between travel and the country house as a site of taste formation and material consumption
  • Widens our understanding through some familiar, but many less famous British country houses, their owners and their visitors
  • Considers travel in a broad sense, including domestic travel, visits from European travellers and vicarious journeys through travel literature
  • Combines analyses of aesthetics and taste with those on the economics and practicalities of travel and consumption

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