The Resource The Edwardian house explained, Trevor Yorke, (electronic resource)

The Edwardian house explained, Trevor Yorke, (electronic resource)

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The Edwardian house explained
Title
The Edwardian house explained
Statement of responsibility
Trevor Yorke
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The period from 1900 to 1914-the Edwardian Age-is often thought of as a golden time of country house parties and endless summers. In fact, it was a time of great social change. Wealthy industrialists were building houses for their workers at Port Sunlight (Lever), Bournville (Cadbury) and New Earswick (Rowntree). The garden suburb was also being developed and seen as a way of clearing slum housing from big cities such as London and Liverpool. The Edwardians built a wide range of houses, from four-bedroomed semi-detached cottages to country houses and villas. Many had fashionable olde world facades and the latest technology inside. The Arts and Craft style was particularly popular, as was architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. Using his own drawings, diagrams and photographs, author Trevor Yorke explains, in an easy-to-understand fashion, all aspects of the Edwardian house, and provides a definitive guide for those who are renovating, tracing the history of their own house or simply interested in houses of the period. The book is divided into three sections. The first outlines the story of the Edwardian Age and how its housing developed, with styles of the exterior being featured and discussed. The second looks at room layouts and fittings, and how they were used. The third gives details of places to visit, a glossary of terms and brief notes to help pinpoint the exact date of these buildings
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Yorke, Trevor
Dewey number
728.37094209041
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
England's living history
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  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Architecture, Edwardian
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The Edwardian house explained, Trevor Yorke, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781846748202
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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11901487
Publisher number
MWT11901487
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Edwardian house explained, Trevor Yorke, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781846748202
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11901487
Publisher number
MWT11901487
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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