Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Sociology of ArchitectureConstructing Identities$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Paul Jones

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781846310768

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846315930

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM LIVERPOOL SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.liverpool.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Liverpool University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in LSO for personal use.date: 18 September 2021

Architecture and the Nation: Building an ‘Us’

Architecture and the Nation: Building an ‘Us’

Chapter:
(p.49) 3 Architecture and the Nation: Building an ‘Us’
Source:
The Sociology of Architecture
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846315930.004

This chapter provides an overview of the role of states' architecture in the context of nineteenth–century nation building. It focuses on the Victorian architects' quest for an ‘appropriate’ architectural style in which to design public buildings, including the Houses of Parliament. The chapter focuses on the struggles over social and political values manifested in the architectural field during the Victorian period in Britain.

Keywords:   architecture, Victorian architects, Houses of Parliament, social values, political values, Victorian period

Liverpool Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.