House and Household in Elizabethan England: Wollaton Hall and the Willoughby Family by Alice T. Friedman, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
House and Household in Elizabethan England: Wollaton Hall and the Willoughby Family

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

by Alice T. Friedman
     
 

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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 c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780226263298
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
11/01/1988
Pages:
256

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