offers an energising alternative perspective on the shaping of the national culture and the wider role of the creative arts in public life at this period. Shelley King, Time Higher Education Supplement ...the standard account of the early years of the Academy John Bonehill, Oxford Art Journal Dr Hoock's book ... is beautifully produced, and the illustrations ... are well-chosen and plentiful. John Cannon, English Historical Review
About the Author
Holger Hoock is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in History, Selwyn College, Cambridge.
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