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Author: Charles McKean
ISBN: 0712649581
Publisher: Century Ltd - London; 1 edition (1991)
Language: English
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e-Book EDINBURGH: PORTRAIT OF A CITY (CITIES) epub download

by Charles McKean



Edinburgh: Portrait of a City. He was a professor at the University Charles McKean is the author of architectural guides to Stirling, Dundee, Edinburgh, London, Cambridge and East Anglia.

Edinburgh: Portrait of a City. For many years he was a pillar of the of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS), serving as chief executive, secretary and treasurer between 1979 and 1994. He was architecture correspondent for The Times and Scotland on Sunday.

Edinburgh: Portrait of a City (Cities).

Edinburgh generated the vitality of the Scottish Enlightenment and for a time became the intellectual centre of Europe. Romantic and picturesque, Edinburgh "Genius locii" was exemplified in the works of Scott and Burns.

The tall, handsome Prince Charles Edward Stuart, seeking the . Grounded so deeply in the Edinburgh of then and now, this is a history book with which to walk the streets.

The tall, handsome Prince Charles Edward Stuart, seeking the throne for his exiled father, King James, set up camp in the city where the ladies encircled his tent to gaze at him, enraptured. Although the Stuarts failed in their bid to seize the throne, for Edinburgh this was an unheroic, though crucial, episode. Faced with attack, a city meeting proposes to raise a regiment, but writes Mr Buchan, Edinburgh being Edinburgh, there were lawyers present, and the lawyers raised an objection.

Charles McKean FRSE FRSA FRHistS FRIBA (16 July 1946 – 29 September 2013) was Professor of Scottish Architectural History at the University of Dundee. McKean was formerly Secretary and Treasurer of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS). Educated at Fettes College, the University of Poitiers (Tours), and the University of Bristol, from 1977 to 1983 he was the architecture critic of the Times.

The late Charles McKean was Professor of Scottish Architectural History at the University of Dundee and considered the pre-eminent historian of Scottish buildings and towns. He is author of: The Scottish Thirties - an Architectural Introduction (Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh, 1987); For a Wee Country: architectural contributions to Scotland since 1840 (RIAS, Edinburgh, 1990); Edinburgh Portrait of a City (Century, London, 1993) and The Making of the Museum of Scotland (NMS, Edinburgh, 2000). The Scottish Town in the Age of the Enlightenment 1740-1820

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