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The Making of the English Landscape

by W. G. Hoskins, Christopher Taylor, Andrew Butler

ISBN 0340399716 / 9780340399712 / 0-340-39971-6
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
Language English
Edition Hardcover
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First published in 1955, this is an account of man's effect on his landscape, from pre-history to the motorway age, by the founder of historical geography as a university discipline. It is here republished with new pictures and updated notes to supplement the original text. Former professor at Oxford and Leicester, W.G. Hoskins is acknowledged as a historian who can communicate with the general reader as well as with other historians. His previous books include "Provincial England", "Local History in England" and "The Age of Plunder". [via]