The Scottish Chateau
The Country House of Renaissance Scotland New edition
By (author) Charles McKean
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Scottish Chateau by Charles McKean
Book DescriptionThe Scottish Chateau
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750935272
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1980
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Charles McKean
Scottish Town in the Age of the Enlightenment 1740-1820, Paperback (August 2014)
A study that is founded upon personal documents, town council minutes, legal cases, inventories, travellers' tales, plans and drawings relating to some 30 Scots burghs of the Georgian period. It shows how the Scots Georgian burgh developed to become a powerfully controlled urban community, with disturbance deliberately designed out.
Lost Dundee, Paperback (July 2013)
Presents the second city of renaissance Scotland showing, through photographs and drawings, the life and the maritime quarter of this great port. This title illustrates Dundee's transformation into a major Georgian town at the centre of the flax trade between St Petersburg and the USA.
Battle for the North, Paperback (August 2007)» View all books by Charles McKean
The first Tay Bridge collapsed into the sea in 1879. Its fall shook society's confidence in Victorian engineering. This book follows the career of engineer Thomas Bouch, ostracised from the engineering community when his bridge crashed into the Tay estuary. It also offers conclusions about why the first Tay Bridge collapsed.
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Author Biography - Charles McKean
Charles McKean is Professor of Scottish Architectural History at the University of Dundee. He has written over twenty books about Scottish architecture, winning several awards. He is also a former award-winning architectural critic of The Times, from 1979-84 he was Chief Executive of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland. He also has honorary fellowships of both RIBA and RIAS.
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