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England's Heritage By Derry Brabbs

England's Heritage by Derry Brabbs

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Summary

An original guide to the living history of England, revealed through its architecture and monuments, pageantry and landscape.

England's Heritage Summary

England's Heritage by Derry Brabbs

England's rich, often turbulent history has left a powerful legacy in its buildings and monuments, pageantry and landscape. This imaginative exploration of our heritage shows how it can speak of major events and everyday life, gentle evolution and dramatic change. Drawing on famous as well as lesser-known locations, ENGLAND'S HERITAGE celebrates the key themes that have shaped England's fortunes - invasion and conquest, education and religious belief, travel and trade. From castles to cathedrals, battlefields to stately homes, England's past has shaped the country we inhabit today. Combining over 600 illustrations with the unique archives and authority of English Hertitage, this fascinating book brings the nation's history vividly to life.

About Derry Brabbs

Derry Brabbs professional career as a writer/photographer spans nearly 30 years and has included the world-wide best-seller JAMES HERRIOT'S YORKSHIRE and the seven-book series centred around the legendary rambler and author, Alfred Wainwright. He has written and photographed many books on aspects of English Heritage. Derry Brabbs was born in Sheffield and now lives in Harrogate.

Table of 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 & Rememberance 8. Law, Crime & Punishment

Additional information

GOR002118409
9781841882239
1841882232
England's Heritage by Derry Brabbs
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2003-03-13
416
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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