The Fall and Rise of the Stately Home
By (author) Peter Mandler
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Fall and Rise of the Stately Home by Peter Mandler
Book DescriptionChallenging the prevailing view of a modern English culture besotted with its history and aristocracy, Mandler portrays instead a continuously changing society where both intellectual and popular attitudes have only recently turned to admiration.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300078695
(234mm x 156mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 6-May-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Peter Mandler
From Plunder to Preservation, Hardback (May 2013)
This book looks at the effect of the British Empire on the cultures and civilisations of the peoples it ruled by considering the impact of empire on the idea of 'heritage'. Case studies and illustrations show how our understanding of the diverse heritages of world history was forged in the crucible of the British Empire.
Return from the Natives, Hardback (March 2013)
Part intellectual biography, part cultural history, and part history of the human sciences, this book is a reminder that the Second World War and the Cold War were a clash of cultures, not just ideologies. It examines how far intellectuals should involve themselves in politics. It also looks at US' relationship with Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran.
English National Character, Hardback (October 2006)» View all books by Peter Mandler
Traces the surprisingly varied history of ideas amongst the English about their own 'national character' over the centuries. This book draws on lectures, sermons, political speeches, journalism, popular and scholarly books, poems and novels and films, satires and cartoons and caricatures, social science, and public opinion research.
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