Treasure Island

Treasure Island : The Best of Britain

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This book will be an exploration and celebration of the great treasures of Britain. It will look at the nature of the British identity and how it varies through the regions, and how it is reflected in buildings, landscapes and all manner of cultural creations. The treasures will cover archeological sites, Roman and Medieval Britain, the making of the landscape, gardens, places of worship, castles, historical and contemporary buildings, dockyards, towns, country houses, museums and libraries, artefacts, artistic achievements, canals, railways and battlefields. Dan's knowledgeable but maverick approach to the subject will make riveting reading.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 100
  • 075382647X
  • 9780753826478
  • 2,105,162

About Dan Cruickshank

Dan Cruickshank is a regular presenter on the BBC best known for his popular Omnibus and other series. He is one of Britain's leading architectural and historic buildings experts. His new 8 part landmark series on world architecture will be shown on BBC2 in spring 2008.show more