Lordship and Architecture
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Lordship and Architecture by Richard Oram
Book DescriptionFifteen studies of the architectural patronage of particular families or groups explore how the nobility operated socially and economically, as well as politically, in the organisation and structure of lordship throughout the medieval and renaissance periods. The contributors draw on the traditions and strengths of Scottish genealogical, archaeological and art-historical enquiry to illustrate key themes, which include: family or kindred styles in building on a local, regional or national level; builders' or patrons' motives; the scale and use of the buildings; and ascertainable changes in function, purpose and attitude.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780859766289
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Imprint: John Donald Publishers Ltd
Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Richard Oram
Richard Oram is Lecturer in History, University of Stirling. Geoffrey Stell is Head of Architecture, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.
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