Making Of The British Landscape,The: How We Have Transformed The Land, From Prehistory To Today

Making Of The British Landscape,The: How We Have Transformed The Land, From Prehistory To Today

by Francis Pryor
     
 

From our suburban streets which still trace the boundaries of long vanished farms to the Norfolk Broads, formed when medieval peat pits flooded - evidence of man's effect on Britain is everywhere. Packed with over 250 maps and photographs, compellingly written and argued, this highly acclaimed book will permanently change the way you see your surroundings.  See more details below

Overview

From our suburban streets which still trace the boundaries of long vanished farms to the Norfolk Broads, formed when medieval peat pits flooded - evidence of man's effect on Britain is everywhere. Packed with over 250 maps and photographs, compellingly written and argued, this highly acclaimed book will permanently change the way you see your surroundings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780141040592
Publisher:
Penguin UK
Publication date:
05/24/2011
Pages:
832
Sales rank:
1,136,481

Meet the Author

Former president of the Council for British Archaeology, Dr Francis Pryor has spent thirty years studying the prehistory of the Fens. He has excavated sites as diverse as Bronze Age farms, field systems and entire Iron Age villages. He appears frequently on TV's Time Team and is the author of Seahenge, as well as Britain BC and Britain AD, both of which he adapted and presented as Channel 4 series.

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