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England's heritage

Author: Derry Brabbs; David Miles; Val Horsler; English Heritage.
Publisher: London : Cassell, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"England's rich, often turbulent history has left a powerful legacy in its buildings and monuments, pageantry and landscape. This new, imaginative exploration of our heritage shows how it can speak of major events and everyday life, gentle evolution and dramatic change. Drawing upon both famous and lesser-known locations, the book celebrates the key themes that have shaped England's fortunes - invasion and conquest,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derry Brabbs; David Miles; Val Horsler; English Heritage.
ISBN: 0304355992 9780304355990
OCLC Number: 46810560
Notes: At head of title: English Heritage.
Description: 416 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. Who Are the 'English'? --
2. Quintessential England --
3. Invasion, Conquest & War --
4. A Maritime Nation --
5. In Fear & Praise --
6. Pillars of Wisdom --
7. Death & Remembrance --
8. Law, Crime & Punishment --
9. A Place in the Country --
10. Travel & Transport --
11. The Industrial Revolution --
12. Discovery & Preservation --
13. Living the Past.
Responsibility: Derry Brabbs ; for English heritage, David Miles, Val Horsler.
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"England's rich, often turbulent history has left a powerful legacy in its buildings and monuments, pageantry and landscape. This new, imaginative exploration of our heritage shows how it can speak of major events and everyday life, gentle evolution and dramatic change. Drawing upon both famous and lesser-known locations, the book celebrates the key themes that have shaped England's fortunes - invasion and conquest, education and religious belief, travel and trade."--BOOK JACKET.

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