The Illustrated History of the Countryside

The Illustrated History of the Countryside

by Oliver Rackham
     
 

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"The Illustrated History of the Countryside" tells the many-layered story of the British landscape. Oliver Rackham shows, with passion and humour, how to read our surroundings; the past - even the medieval past - lives around us. Adapted from his work "The History of the Countryside" this edition combines Dr Rackham's wisdom with fine landscape photography, exposing

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"The Illustrated History of the Countryside" tells the many-layered story of the British landscape. Oliver Rackham shows, with passion and humour, how to read our surroundings; the past - even the medieval past - lives around us. Adapted from his work "The History of the Countryside" this edition combines Dr Rackham's wisdom with fine landscape photography, exposing the splendour and secrets of our countryside. At the heart of the book are eight of the author's walks within areas of natural beauty. This is an informative guide to some of Britain's best loved places offering practical advice on landscape detection techniques. Using public rights of way, these same walks can be enjoyed by the reader at any time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841881041
Publisher:
Seven Dials
Publication date:
06/01/2000
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.67(d)

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