The English urban renaissance culture and society in the provinical town, 1660-1770

In the century after the Restoration of 1660, English provincial towns experienced a cultural renaissance. This study examines the economic and social origins which stimulated such features of the revival as the transformation of the urban landscape under the influence of classical architecture

Main Author: Borsay, Peter
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Clarendon 2002, 2002
Series:Oxford studies in social history / Oxford studies in social history
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:In the century after the Restoration of 1660, English provincial towns experienced a cultural renaissance. This study examines the economic and social origins which stimulated such features of the revival as the transformation of the urban landscape under the influence of classical architecture
Physical Description:xxii, 416 p. ill., maps
ISBN:9780191675409