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The Making of the English Landscape (Penguin History)

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Published by Penguin UK .
Written in English


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Number of Pages328
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ISBN 100140154108
ISBN 109780140154108


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Emery: The Northamptonshire landscape; Northamptonshire and the Soke of Peterborough by John Steane: The Sussex landscape by Peter Brandon: The Staffordshire Landscape by D. The Making of the English Landscape covered the whole of England from prehistory to the 20th century, and spawned radio talks and two television series, One Man’s England.

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