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review The Making of the British Landscape 109 Ñ [Download] ➶ The Making of the British Landscape Author Francis Pryor – Dogsalonbristol.co.uk This is the changing story of Britain as it has been preserved in our fields roads buildings towns and villages mountains forests and islands From our suburban streets that still trace out tE lived on it throughout time Covering both the urban and rural and packed with pictures maps and drawings showing everything from how we can still pick out Bronze Age fields on Bodmin Moor to how the Industrial Revolution really changed our landscape this book makes us look afresh at our surroundings and really see them for the first time. Love anything by Francis Pryor If you are interested in Britain andor archaeology and history he's a must read author GREAT GREAT BOOK

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Its flooded from the ceremonial landscapes of Stonehenge to the spread of the railways evidence of how man's effect on Britain is everywhere In The Making of the British Landscape eminent historian archaeologist and farmer Francis Pryor explains how to read these clues to understand the fascinating history of our land and of how people hav. Read this book to understand better the relationship between man the landscape communities and economies Living in Australia is very individualistic Driving about in cars everywhere expected to chase jobs around the country to end up living miles away from where you grew up and from family I feel a disconnection between each other and the landscape This detailed book was a slug but it was a wonderful history of man coming together to form communities and build economies told through the transformation of the landscape

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The Making of the British LandscapeThis is the changing story of Britain as of the eBook #9734 it has been preserved in our fields roads buildings towns The Making MOBI #8608 and villages mountains forests and islands From our suburban streets that still trace out the boundaries of long vanished Making of the Epub #221 farms to the Norfolk Broads formed when medieval peat p. I guess you would have to be something of a history nerd and probably British to have any interest in this tome but Pryor writes a detailed highly readable and engaging history of the British landscape I have to say that I found the prehistory chapters of the book and prehistory is Pryor's speciality to be particularly interesting I have not really taken that much interest in it before partly I suspect since there is less obvious evidence of it on the ground and of course no written historical record However if one knows where to look and what to look for I was surprised too at the number of barrows and standing stones on the British landscape; people tend to uite naturally focus on Stonehenge and Sutton Hoo and forget that there are so many stones henges and barrows off the international tourist trail I also enjoyed reading about the so called Dark Ages and how misleading that term is The later chapters regarding modern farming climate change and house building for an ever growing population made uncomfortable reading The planet is essentially stuffed and the British Isles will be getting smaller in the not too distant To sum up a fascinating read I will definitely be adding further Pryor tomes to my to read list