Drawing on extensive archival work, and illustrated with a hundred images, this is the first in-depth analysis of Jackson's career ever written. It sheds light on a little-known architect and reveals that his buildings, his books, and his work as an arts and craftsman were not just important in their own right, they were also part of a wider social change. Jackson was the architect of choice for a particular group of people, for the 'intellectual aristocracy' of late Victorian England.
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His buildings were a means by which they could articulate their identity and demonstrate their distinctiveness. They reformed the universities and the schools whilst he refashioned their image.
Essential reading for anyone interested in Victorian architecture and nineteenth-century society, this book will also be of interest to all those who know and love Oxford or Cambridge. Jackson and the Dilemma of Style. Jackson and the Arts and Crafts. Fortunately, we now have this excellent biography which helps to rectify his reputation.
Unfortunately, the publisher, having apparently decided that this is a boring book that needs visual pizzazz, decided to put it in a vivid violet dust jacket. Fortunately, the dust jacket can be dispensed with and the book can shine forth in all its glory.
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