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Rural England: An Illustrated History of the Landscape (Illustrated Histories) Paperback – 11 Jul 2002

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"This is the kind of book in which it might be said that any English historian, whatever their period and however expert they may be, would take pleasure and discover some new insight." --Albion"One of the few books to handle the subject of "the land," as well as other aspects of English rural society, in many years. It is a thorough treatment of the English landscape and should be useful to students and scholars seeking background information for projects on rural England." --AgriculturalHistory

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Joan Thirsk, CBE, is a Fellow of the British Academy and was until retirement Reader in Economic History in the University of Oxford.

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The chalk downlands of Southern England present one of the most distinctive and easily recognizable landscapes in the country. Read the first page
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