The Making of the English Landscape

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Hodder & Stoughton, 2005 - England - 274 pages
William Hoskins traces the beauties and oddities of the English landscape from pre-Roman times to the 17th century and beyond. He explains the layers of history in the landscape by taking the reader along Devonshire lanes, past lost villages in Lincolnshire and through the pastures of Northamptonshire.

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Rightly regarded as a classic in its field an early pioneer in the field of landscape studies. First published in the mid-50s and only now beginning to show its age. A meta-study bringing together ... Read full review

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As a keen student of local history, I am used to looking at history post industrial-revolution, along with a smattering of older items, such as castles and the like. I also had a basic knowledge of ... Read full review

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