The most detailed description of why the countryside of England now looks the way it does, covering the geology, archaeology and history of each area and what effects each has had on the landscape we see today.
England's Western Frontier
Landscape and life in the prehistoric and Roman periods
The early medieval landscape
From the Norman Conquest to c 1500
The last 500 years: the development of the rural landscape
Buildings in the rural landscape
Industry, the 'industrial revolution' and urbanisation
The countryside in literature and legend
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Book Description Collins, 2006. Hard. Book Condition: Near fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. The lightest of general shelf/storage wear, else fine. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 57270