An Historical Geography of England and Wales

An Historical Geography of England and Wales

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This text has been designed to cover all aspects and phases of the historical geography of England and Wales in a single volume. In its substantially revised and enlarged form, the treatment of standard themes has been completely re-written to take account of recent work and shifts in viewpoint while its overall coverage has been extended to embrace newer themes like symbolic landscapes and the geography of the inter-war period. Its comprehensiveness and freshness of approach ensure its continuing value and success as a text.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 622 pages
  • 184 x 254 x 32mm | 1,193g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • New ed of 2 Revised ed
  • index, illustrations
  • 0122192532
  • 9780122192531

Table of contents

Perspectives on prehistory, B.K. Roberts; the human geography of Roman Britain, I.Hodder and M.Millett; Celts, Saxons and Scandinavians, G.R.J. Jones; people and land in the Middle Ages 1066-1500, B.M.S.Cambell; towns and trades 1066-1500, P.T.H.Unwin; population and society, 1500-1730, R.M. Smith; agriculture, J. Yelling; industry and towns, 1500-1730, P.D. Glennie; regions in England and Wales, c.1600-1914, R.A.Butlin; the changing evaluation of space, 1500-1914, R.A.Dodgshon; population and society, 1730-1914, R.Lawton; agriculture and rural society, J.R.Walton; "a new and differing face in many places". Three geographies of industrialization, D.Gregory; towns and urban systems, 1730-1914, H. Carter; the social geography of towns and cities, 1730-1914, R.Dennis; transport and communication, 1730-1914, N.Thrift; landscape design and the idea of improvement, S.Daniels and S.Seymour; British expansion overseas, c.1730-1914, E.Pawson; the years between two worlds, B.T. Robson.
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