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The Building of England

Thurley, Simon

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ISBN 10: 0007301405 / ISBN 13: 9780007301409
Published by William Collins
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From awe-inspiring Norman castles, to the homes we live in, Simon Thurley explores how the architecture of this small island influenced the world. Num Pages: 544 pages, 250 col illus, (500 colour photos, maps and illustrations). BIC Classification: 1DBKE; AMX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 252 x 202 x 41. Weight in Grams: 1876. . 2013. 1St Edition. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780007301409

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Title: The Building of England

Publisher: William Collins

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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From awe-inspiring Norman castles, to the homes we live in, Simon Thurley explores how the architecture of this small island influenced the world.

The Building of England puts into context the significance of a country’s architectural history and unearths how it is inextricably linked to the cultural past – and present.

Saxon, Tudor, Georgian, Regency, even Victorian and Edwardian are all well-recognised architectural styles, displaying the influence of the events that mark each period. Thurley looks at how the architecture of England has evolved over a thousand years, uncovering the beliefs, ideas and aspirations of the people who commissioned them, built them and lived in them. He tells the fascinating story of the development of architecture and the advancements in both structural performance and aesthetic effect.

Richly illustrated with over 500 drawings, photographs and maps, Simon Thurley traces the history and contemplates the future of the buildings that have made England.

About the Author:

Dr Simon Thurley is one of the UK’s leading architectural historians. He is Chief Executive of English Heritage – the government’s principal advisor on the historic environment.

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