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$31.00 • £26.95 • €28.95

ISBN 9780674072299

Publication Date: 05/06/2013


256 pages

32 halftones, 2 maps

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  • Introduction
  • 1. A Very Short Prehistory
  • 2. Contending with Oblivion: The Antiquaries
  • 3. Art, Order and Proportion: The Architects
  • 4. ‘Cold Ston’y Horror’: The Romantics
  • 5. The Age of Darwin
  • 6. Archaeology, Astronomy and the Age of Aquarius
  • 7. The New Millennium
  • Planning a Visit?
  • Further Reading
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2010 Historians of British Art Book Prize, Pre-1800 Category

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