The English Rural Landscape

The English Rural Landscape

by Joan Thirsk
     
 

The English Rural Landscape presents fresh, new perspectives on the landscape of England. Experts in agrarian history provide unique insights into different types of landscape, such as fens, marshes, moorlands, forests, and commons. Interspersed are brief chapters that explore the social and landscape history at specific locations across the country. This unique

Overview

The English Rural Landscape presents fresh, new perspectives on the landscape of England. Experts in agrarian history provide unique insights into different types of landscape, such as fens, marshes, moorlands, forests, and commons. Interspersed are brief chapters that explore the social and landscape history at specific locations across the country. This unique book synthesizes the very latest thinking on the subject and will be an important addition to the library of all local and social historians, both amateurs and professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198662198
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/25/2000
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Joan Thirsk, CBE, is a Fellow of the British Academy and was until retirement Reader in Economic History in the University of Oxford.

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