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1st Edition

History on the Ground

ISBN 9781138187740
Published April 5, 2018 by Routledge
258 Pages

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Book Description

Taking the evidence of maps and documents, this book, originally published in 1957, describes 6 journeys inthe field: to parish boundaries, Elizabethan villages, the planted medieval towns and to parks of all periods.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. A Journey Along Boundaries 3. A Journey to Elizabethan Villages 4. A Journey Among Deserted Villages 5. A Journey to New Towns 6. A Journey to Elizabethan Market-Places 7. A Journey Through Parks. Appendix: The Material for the Six Journeys.

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‘This is an important contribution to the subject of the English landscape...’ Times Literary Supplement

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