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Deborah Howard, Scottish Architecture from the Reformation to the Restoration l560-l660 . Edinburgh University Press, 1995, Hardback, £35, ISBN 0748 605 30 4.

Deborah Howard, Scottish Architecture from the Reformation to the Restoration l560-l660 .... Deborah Howard, Restoration new Architecturefrom the Reformation to the 15601660, Edinburgh University Press, 1995, Scottish isbn Hardback, £35, 0748 60c Any study of Scottish architectural history is always welcome, in this case the more so, as a huge void in terms of period coverage has at last been filled. The gap is a consequence of architectural historians (with the notable exception of John Dunbar) having tended until recently to favour either the medieval or the late seventeenth-century period onwards. The book is the second in an ambitious new series of e u p volumes covering the architectural history of Scotland, and both publisher and author are to be congratulated for their endeavours. Already, despite similarities of appearance between the first two volumes there is a clear distinction in style: the first is more a reference source while the present volume, written with a racy enthusiasm, makes for easier reading. Deborah Howard established herself as an authority on the Italian Renaissance at an early stage of a career which brought her to Scotland for some years, and her fondness for the country comes through in her writing. Her knowledge of mainland Europe is a key attribute of this study, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Architectural Heritage Edinburgh University Press

Deborah Howard, Scottish Architecture from the Reformation to the Restoration l560-l660 . Edinburgh University Press, 1995, Hardback, £35, ISBN 0748 605 30 4.

Architectural Heritage , Volume 6 (1): 103 – Jan 1, 1995

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Edinburgh University Press
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Deborah Howard, Restoration new Architecturefrom the Reformation to the 15601660, Edinburgh University Press, 1995, Scottish isbn Hardback, £35, 0748 60c Any study of Scottish architectural history is always welcome, in this case the more so, as a huge void in terms of period coverage has at last been filled. The gap is a consequence of architectural historians (with the notable exception of John Dunbar) having tended until recently to favour either the medieval or the late seventeenth-century period onwards. The book is the second in an ambitious new series of e u p volumes covering the architectural history of Scotland, and both publisher and author are to be congratulated for their endeavours. Already, despite similarities of appearance between the first two volumes there is a clear distinction in style: the first is more a reference source while the present volume, written with a racy enthusiasm, makes for easier reading. Deborah Howard established herself as an authority on the Italian Renaissance at an early stage of a career which brought her to Scotland for some years, and her fondness for the country comes through in her writing. Her knowledge of mainland Europe is a key attribute of this study,

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Architectural HeritageEdinburgh University Press

Published: Jan 1, 1995

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