A Land

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Beacon Press, 1991 - Nature - 248 pages
Combines geology and archaeology to examine the geography of Britain since earliest times, the development of life forms, and the historical relationship between man and the land
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION BY Robert FINCH
ix
PREFAce
xix
CREATION
15
Recollection
26
AN Aside oN CoNsciousNess
34
CREATION of The MoUNTAIN Count RY
42
CREATION of THE Lowlands
69
DiGREssion on Rocks Soils AND MEN
100
LAND AND PEOPLE
143
LAND AND MACHINEs
199
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Jacquetta Hawkes (1910-1996), English-born writer, anthropologist and archaeologist, was best known for her documentation of the beautiful British Isles in A Land. She attended Newnham College and traveled on archeology expeditions to various locations, including Palestine and other parts of England. Her other publications include A Woman as Great as the World, Journey Down a Rainbow, The First Great Civilizations: Life in Mesopotamia, and A Quest for Love.

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