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House and Household in Elizabethan England: Wollaton Hall and the Willoughby Family

Alice T. Friedman

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ISBN 10: 0226263290 / ISBN 13: 9780226263298
Published by The University of Chicago Press, Chicago/ London
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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The boards are very clean, the pages are crisp and without tears, the text is unmarked, and the book is tightly bound and in fine condition. The dustwrapper is very lightly shelf worn, the spine is lightly sunned, and there is a half inch closed tear at the top edge of the front, otherwise it is clean, without any other tears, unclipped, in mylar and in near fine condition. Contains 8 color plates, 1 map, and 117 figures. (F/NF.) 227pp. Bookseller Inventory # 22706

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Title: House and Household in Elizabethan England: ...

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press, Chicago/ London

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

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On Robert Smythson's country estate of Wollaton Hall, commissioned by Sir Francis Willoughby. Drawing on a wide range of primary sources Alice Friedman (arts, Wellesley College) recreates and reconstructs the process through which the house and estate at Wollaton took shape. She offers a social history of this architectural space systematically examining the planning and construction of the estate while discussing the experience of its occupants in relation to shifting class relations, attitudes toward women, changing household structure, family relations, and architectural styles. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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