Imperial Gothic by BREMNER G A

Imperial Gothic Religious Architecture and High Anglican Culture in the British Empire, 1840-1870

London & New Haven Yale University Press Paul Mellon Centre for British Art 2013

364pp, 80 colour and 285 b/w plates. 4to. Fine in dust wrapper. Like new. Prize winning book on gothic architecture in the British Empire. Beautifully illustrated study. Winner of the Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain. Bremner, of the University of Edinburgh, traces the global reach and influence of the Gothic Revival throughout Britain's empire during these crucial decades. Focusing on religious buildings, he examines the reinvigoration of the Church of England's colonial and missionary agenda and its relationship to the rise of Anglican ecclesiology, revealing the extraordinary nature and extent of building activity that occurred across the British world.

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