A History of Canterbury Cathedral

A History of Canterbury Cathedral

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Synopsis

This is the story of Britain's greatest cathedral, from its Anglo-Saxon origins to the late twentieth century. Seven chronological chapters cover the history of Canterbury Cathedral from 597 to the present, while a further five thematic chapters discuss the Archives and Library, the liturgy and music, the monuments within the Cathedral, and the Cathedral School. Through all the chapters runs a continuous theme: the people who have, over the centuries, made up the community of the Cathedral and have continued the tradition of Christian worship there for more than a thousand years. This is a major work of wide-ranging and original scholarship; it is also a full and highly readable history, extensively illustrated with over 160 plates and figures.;This book is intended for readers with an interest in Canterbury Cathedral; scholars and students of cultural, religious, ecclesiastical, and architectural history.

Book information

ISBN: 9780198200512
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 283.42234
DEWEY edition: 20
Number of pages: 602
Weight: 1710g
Height: 240mm
Width: 190mm
Spine width: 48mm