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SIGNED COPY The Making of the British Landscape

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How much do we really know about the place we call 'home'? In this sweeping, timely book, Nicholas Crane tells the story of Britain.The British landscape has been continuously occupied by humans for 12,000 years, from the end of the Ice Age to the twenty-first century. It has been transformed from 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.The twin drivers of landscape change - climate and population - have arguably wielded as much influence on our habitat as monarchs and politics. From tsunamis and farming to Roman debacles and industrial cataclysms, from henge to high-rise and hamlet to metropolis, this is a book about change and adaptation. As Britain lurches from an exploitative past towards a more sustainable future, this is the story of our age.

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Signed by Author
Author(s):
Nicholas Crane
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As new
Dimensions:
235x160x51
EAN-13:
9780297856665
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0297856665
ISBN-13:
9780297856665
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
579
Publisher:
Orion
Title:
SIGNED COPY The Making of the British Landscape

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How much do we really know about the place we call 'home'? In this sweeping, timely book, Nicholas Crane tells the story of Britain.The British landscape has been continuously occupied by humans for 12,000 years, from the end of the Ice Age to the twenty-first century. It has been transformed from 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.The twin drivers of landscape change - climate and population - have arguably wielded as much influence on our habitat as monarchs and politics. From tsunamis and farming to Roman debacles and industrial cataclysms, from henge to high-rise and hamlet to metropolis, this is a book about change and adaptation. As Britain lurches from an exploitative past towards a more sustainable future, this is the story of our age.

Added value:
Signed by Author
Author(s):
Nicholas Crane
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
235x160x51
EAN-13:
9780297856665
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0297856665
ISBN-13:
9780297856665
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
579
Publisher:
Orion
Title:
SIGNED COPY The Making of the British Landscape

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