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The architectural, landscape and constitutional plans of the Earl of Mar, 1700-32 / Margaret Stewart.

By: Stewart, Margaret (Margaret C. H.).
Publisher: Dublin : Four Courts Press, 2016Description: xxx, 418 pages : illustrations (colour, and black and white), maps, plans, portraits ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781846825750.Subject(s): Erskine, John, 1675-1732 | Architecture -- Scotland -- History -- 18th century | Architecture -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | Architecture -- France -- History -- 18th century | Landscape design -- Scotland -- History -- 18th century | Landscape design -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | Landscape design -- France -- History -- 18th century | City planning -- Scotland -- History -- 18th century | City planning -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | City planning -- France -- History -- 18th century | Scotland -- Politics and government -- 18th century | Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 18th century | Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 18th centuryDDC classification: 941.1071092 Summary: "Politics, architecture, landscapes, city designs, and infrastructure planning were the substance of the Earl of Mar's creative thinking before and after the Anglo-Scottish Union of 1707. Condemned as a traitor after he led and lost the Jacobite Rising of 1715, Mar devoted his time in exile to creating a new constitution for the United Kingdom in which England, Ireland, and Scotland would become equal partners in a federation with France for the enduring peace of Europe. Richly illustrated with Mar's magnificent designs for cities, palaces, and houses, this is the first book about this controversial figure. [Subject: History, Architecture, Design, Irish Studies, British Studies, Scottish Studies]" - book cover
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions March. 2020
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Politics, architecture, landscapes, city designs, and infrastructure planning were the substance of the Earl of Mar's creative thinking before and after the Anglo-Scottish Union of 1707. Condemned as a traitor after he led and lost the Jacobite Rising of 1715, Mar devoted his time in exile to creating a new constitution for the United Kingdom in which England, Ireland, and Scotland would become equal partners in a federation with France for the enduring peace of Europe. Richly illustrated with Mar's magnificent designs for cities, palaces, and houses, this is the first book about this controversial figure. [Subject: History, Architecture, Design, Irish Studies, British Studies, Scottish Studies]" - book cover

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