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Every generation needs its own history of English architecture: new facts are discovered and time's perspective brings different facets into prominence. David Watkin here provides a concise and highly readable outline of the whole story, from Saxon times to the present, centered on buildings that people can actually see today. 309 illus.
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David Watkin is a Fellow of Peterhouse and Reader in the History of Architecture at the University of Cambridge. His many books include Morality and Architecture and A History of Western Architecture.Review:
Intelligently written and focused. -- Architectural Record
The ideal book for all who want to learn more about a remarkably rich national inheritance. -- House & Garden
Watkin has earned our gratitude for making such good sense in so few words of so many earlier movements and styles. -- Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1979. Condition: New. 309 b/w Illustrations (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0195201485