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The rise of the nouveaux riches

style and status in Victorian and Edwardian architecture

by J. Mordaunt Crook

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Published by John Murray in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Rich people -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
    • Rich people -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century,
    • Architecture, Domestic -- Social aspects -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJ. Mordaunt Crook.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT653.G7 C75 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 354 p. :
      Number of Pages354
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6823621M
      ISBN 100719560403, 0719560500
      LC Control Number00304879
      OCLC/WorldCa40608938

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      This article examines the figure of the returning émigré in late Ottoman and early Mandate Palestine. The wave of Palestinians who emigrated in the pre-World War I period did not, for the most part, intend to settle abroad permanently. Hailing. The Rise of the Nouveau Riches. The exuberance of this admirable book befits the subject - how millionaires in Victorian and Edwardian England spent their money, some of them in Scotland, on houses and gardens (quite inadequate terms to describe them).


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The Rise of the Nouveaux Riches: Style and Status in Victorian and Edwardian Architecture Hardcover – September 1, Cited by: 7. The Rise of the Nouveaux Riches. The story of the decline of the British aristocracy is relatively well documented, but this text examines the new plutocracy who challenged it in the years that led to the Belle Epoque of King Edward VII/5.

The Rise of the Nouveaux Riches: Style and Status in Victorian and Edwardian Architecture Mordaunt J.

Crook, Author, J. Mordaunt Crook, Author. Mordaunt Crook, historian of British building (U. of London), takes a sociological approach to the houses of rich Victorians and Edwardians who rose to the beau monde without the decided advantages of ancient family lineage (see Trollope, Disraeli, or Ruskin).

Wealth earned after the Industrial Revolution made the arriviste a gentleman, the parvenu : J. Mordaunt Crook.

Bynoted William Morris, London had become `the richest city, of the richest country, of the richest age of the world'. And in that metropolis of wealth, the shift from aristocracy to plutocracy was most famously manifest. `Nowadays', observed the Countess of Cardigan in`money shouts and birth and breeding whisper!'.

Nouveau riche (French: 'new rich') is a term, usually derogatory, to describe whose wealth has been acquired within their own generation, rather than by familial equivalent English term is the new rich or new money (in contrast with "old money").

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These nouveaux riches were, naturally enough, desirous of giving themselves an aristocratic touch by appearing to be learned and sophisticated like their traditional social superiors-the landed gentry and nobility.

This class of readers had hitherto been neglected by highbrow writers. Mordaunt Crook has written a spellbinding account of the lives, culture and architecture of the nouveaux riches in the 19th century, all those millionaires and multi-millionaires who grew wealthy off the back of the Industrial Revolution but who lacked the real breeding of blue-blooded aristocrats.

There's never been a study of this phenomenon before, but even though Crook 5/5(1). The rise of the nouveaux riches: style and status in Victorian and Edwardian architecture by Crook, J. Mordaunt (Joseph Mordaunt), Pages: The idea of nouveau riche dates at least as far back as ancient Greece (c.

8th century BC). In the 6th century BC, the poet and aristocrat Theognis of Megara wrote how "in former days, there was a tribe who knew no laws nor manners These men are nobles, now, the gentlemen of old are now the trash". You need an obsessive interest in the rise and fall of the Victorian and Edwardian nouveaux riches to enjoy fully this hook of long lists of names, classifying subjects by fortune, county, party, origin, club and yacht.

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The different .The Rise of the Nouveaux Riches leaves the reader with myriad glimpses of a lost, gilded era, but with scant understanding of the architecture or design of that era. The book is undeniably enjoyable to read, although it suffers from historical name-dropping.