Tinniswood, Adrian

Summary: "It's long been accepted that the 1950s and 1960s were a period of steady decline for the British stately country home. In Noble Ambitions, celebrated historian Adrian Tinniswood shows that the postwar history of family seats and great houses is much morenuanced. Tinniswood proves that the country house is not only an iconic symbol, but a lens through which to understand the shifting fortunes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2021

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Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: "Innovation, the sixth and final volume in Peter Ackroyd's magnificent History of England series, takes readers from the Boer War to the Millennium Dome almost a hundred years later. Innovation brings Peter Ackroyd's History of England to a triumphant close. In it, Ackroyd takes readers from the end of the Boer War and the accession of Edward VII to the end of the twentieth century, when his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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