Crown, Country and the Struggle for Cultural Supremacy
Apr 03, 2019
The fourth lecture in this series considers Britain's unique cultural development and how the changing balance of power and wealth between the aristocracy and the monarchy from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century has fundamentally influenced today's national cultural landscape of art and architecture.
A lecture by Simon Thurley, Visiting Professor of the Built Environment 3 April 2019
The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the Gresham College website: https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/crown-country-cultural-supremacy
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