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making of the English Landscape.

W. G. Hoskins

making of the English Landscape.

by W. G. Hoskins

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English


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  The Making of the English Landscape by W.G. Hoskins. In his pioneering book ‘The Making of the English Landscape’, W.G. Hoskins deals with the historical evolution of the English landscape, intending mainly to overcome the popular belief that the pattern of the land is a result of eighteenth-century enclosures; he instead attributes it instead to a much longer . Book Description. For centuries, the English Lake District has been renowned as an important cultural, sacred and literary landscape. It is therefore surprising that there has so far been no in-depth critical examination of the Lake District from a tourism and heritage perspective.

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Written inThe Making of the English Landscape by William Hoskins is one of the most influential books ever written in that uncertain territory where archaeology, geography and history overlap. By the late s, however, the book was beginning to date and this edition - with a comprehensive commentary by Christopher Taylor - reflects the /5(43).

Written inThe Making of the English Landscape by William Hoskins is one of the most influential books ever written in that uncertain territory where archaeology, geography and history overlap.

By the late s, however, the book was beginning to date and this edition - with a comprehensive commentary by Christopher Taylor - reflects the Cited by: First published in by Hodder, "The Making Of The English Landscape" is a classic of English history. It was the first book to study, literally, the 'No one before has ever brought out with quite the same vividness the historical background of the country all around us' - "Guardian" - a classic of English landscape history, reissued in its 4/5.

The fascination endures, I'm happy to say, but it all started with my Auden-inspired reading of WG Hoskins's wonderful book. • A new edition. First published in by Hodder, "The Making Of The English Landscape" is a classic of English history. It was the first book to study, literally, the history of the landscape, and also the first to explode the myth that the English landscape was 'formed by enclosures'.

Instead W. Hoskins traces the beauty and oddities of the English /5(33). Y ou don't call your book The Making of the British Landscape unless you want to evoke WG Hoskins's ground-breaking work of the postwar period.

The Making of the English Landscape () was a. William George Hoskins CBE FBA (22 May – 11 January ) was an English local historian who founded the first university department of English Local great contribution to the study of history was in the field of landscape s demonstrated the profound impact of human activity on the evolution of the English landscape in a pioneering Known for: The Making of the English Landscape.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm: Contents: General introduction / Christopher Taylor --Introduction to the edition / W.G. Hoskins --The landscape before the English pre-Roman landscape ; Western farmsteads and fields ; Roman Britain --The English settlement.

Get this from a library. The making of the English landscape. [W G Hoskins] -- W.G. Hoskins was one of the most original and influential historians of the 20th century. He realized that landscapes are the richest record we have of the past, and with his masterpiece, The Making.

About this book W.G. Hoskins was one of the most original and influential British historians of the twentieth century. He realised that landscapes are the richest record we have of the past, and with his masterpiece, The Making of the English Landscape, he changed forever how we experience the places we live and work in.

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Book Description Hodder & Stoughton, London, Soft cover. Condition: Near Very Good. From THE MAKING OF THE ENGLISH LANDSCAPE SERIES. "Historical Geography, written in the field rather than the library.a Landscape which for it's interest, Continuity and Fascination is Unique Pages.4/5(1).

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In a recent feature in BBC History Professor Christopher Dyer, Head of English Local History at Leicester, illustrated how innovativeHoskins’ ideas were and how they. The Making of the English Countryside is W G Hoskins’ masterpiece, revealing the hidden histories of the landscape.

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This Crane knew by heart. It was an attempt to study the development of the English landscape much as though it was ‘a piece of music to understand the logic that lies.The Making of the English Landscape的书评 (全部 2 条) 热门 / 最新 / 好友 江晚若归舟 商务印书馆版Author: W. G. Hoskins.