The English Town by Mark Girouard
A History of Urban Life

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By looking at England's cathedral towns, Regency spas and industrial cities, and at their market squares, docks, council chambers and assembly rooms, the author traces the development of English towns through the centuries.
 

About Mark Girouard

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Mark Girouard is a well-known architectural historian whose books include "Life in the English Country House and "Cities and People. He knew James Stirling for many years. "From the Trade Paperback edition.
 
Published July 25, 1990 by Yale University Press. 340 pages
Genres: History, Travel, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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A feast for Anglophiles, this gorgeously illustrated tour of England's towns makes a splendid contribution to social and architectural history. Girouard ( Life in the English Country House ) explains

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