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The English Landscape Garden: A survey

Symes, Michael
The 18th-century phenomenon of the English Landscape Garden was so widespread that even today, when so much has been built over or otherwise changed, one is never far from an example throughout England.
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Dispersal: Picturing urban change in east London

Davies M et.al.
Photographers Marion Davies and Debra Rapp documented 60 of these small businesses - from belt-making, zinc- galavanising, kebab-making and salmon smoking - before they were forced to move from the area in 2007.
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Place-making: The Art of Capability Brown

Brown: Phibbs J
Lancelot `Capability' Brown (1716-1783) is the iconic figure at the head of the English landscape style, a tradition that has dominated landscape design in the western world.
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The English Landscape Garden in Europe

Symes M
A garden `in the English style' is commonly used to denote a landscape garden in Europe, while the term `landscape garden' is used for layouts that are naturalistic in plan and resemble natural scenery, though they might be highly contrived and usually large in scale. The landscape garden took hold in mainland Europe from about 1760.
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Tourism and the Changing Face of the British Isles

Brodie, Allan
A week on a beach, a day at a spa, a hike in the hills -- tourism is taken for granted today, but over the past 500 years, it has played a significant role in the shaping of modern Britain. Tourism and the Changing Face of Britain traces the story of tourism in Britain from the Middle Ages to the present day.
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Photographing Historic Buildings

Cole S
This book looks at what motivates us to take photographs and at some of the methods of using the camera to do so successfully. Illustrated throughout with examples of good and bad practice, this book sets out techniques and strategies in a simple and straightforward way for those who want to make their photographs of buildings truly effective.
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Technology in the Country House

Palmer M
This book brings together many years of research on the introduction of domestic technologies into country houses and their estates.
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Georgian and Regency Conservatories: History, design and conservation

Thompson, Melissa
Drawing on contemporary architects' plans, horticultural publications, diaries and memoirs, this book shows how and why conservatories emerged in the form they did, and explores what they were like inside and how they were used by their owners. The second part of the book focuses on how various elements of conservatories may be conserved.
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