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How to read a village

Author: Richard Muir
Publisher: London : Ebury, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What constitutes a village? What is the significance of the maypole? What was the true purpose of a village green? What is the origin of lich-gates? What was the real role of a yeoman? How come whole villages have disappeared over the centuries? This book reveals the answers and provides all the tools a village detective will need.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Muir, Richard, 1943-
How to read a village.
London : Ebury, 2007
(OCoLC)762191371
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Muir
ISBN: 9780091920111 0091920116
OCLC Number: 163310516
Description: 272 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Richard Muir.
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Drawing on dozens of real villages as examples, the author, an expert on the landscape, matches up popular images and perceptions with the realities of old village life and history. Covering the  Read more...

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"One does not want to do anything but praise Richard Muir for his readableness...he provides a remarkable amount of useful information" * Daily Telegraph * "Dr Muir lets his exploration and Read more...

 
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