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The making of the British landscape : from the Ice Age to the present

By: Crane, Nicholas

0753826674 / 9780753826676
Paperback
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05/10/2017
Stock expected by 16/07/2020
England
20 cm 581 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (colour), maps (black and white)
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Reprint. Originally published: 2016.

How much do we really know about the place we call 'home'?

In this sweeping, timely book, Nicholas Crane tells the story of Britain. Over the course of 12,000 years of continuous human occupation, the British landscape has been transformed form a European peninsula of glacier and tundra to an island of glittering cities and exquisite countryside. In this geographical journey through time, we discover the ancient relationship between people and place and the deep-rooted tensions between town and countryside.

From tsunamis to Roman debacles, from henge to high-rise and hamlet to metropolis, this is a book about change and adaptation.

As Britain lurches towards a more sustainable future, it is the story of our age.

BIC:

1DBK United Kingdom, Great Britain, HBJD1 British & Irish history, HBTB Social & cultural history, RGC Human geography, RGL Regional geography

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