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Geographies of England: The North-South Divide, Material and Imagined

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This book specifically examines the history of the concept of a North-South divide in England during the last millennium, a concept which has surfaced in recent political debates about regional contrasts in wealth and welfare in England. Concerned with different historical periods between 1086 and 2000, six essays examine both the material geography of England, in terms of its broad regional differences in population, economy, society and culture, and the geography of England as imagined by the people of those periods.

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Review of the hardback: 'All these essays were read with interest and pleasure and the editors can be congragulated on putting the volume together and ensuring that the production valujes are high … I would recomend Geographies of England to anyone with an interest in England's historical geography.' Local Population Studies

Review of the hardback: 'This is an important study, well organized and clear; it provides an effective means of understanding 'the cultural composition of England today' and should be read by all historians of the North (and the South!).' Northern History

Review of the hardback: ' … stimulating … each chapter offers a fascinating account of English economy and culture, regionalism and identity.' The Agricultural History Review

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Table of Contents

1. Material and imagined geographies of England Alan R. H. Baker and Mark Billinge;
2. The contemporary debate over the North-South divide: images and realities of regional inequality in late-twentieth-century Britain Ronald L. Martin;
3. Distressed times and areas: poverty, polarisation and politics in England, 1918-1971 Danny Dorling;
4. Industry and identity: the North-South divide and the geography of belonging, 1830-1918 Philip Howell;
5. Divided by a common language: North and South, 1750-1830 Mark Billinge;
6. South, North and nation: regional differences and consciousness in an integrating realm, 1550-1750 John Langton;
7. North-South dichotomies in England, 1066-1550 Bruce M. S. Campbell;
8. Cultural constructions of England's geography and history Alan R. H. Baker and Mark Billinge; Index.
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