The Thames - A Cultural History

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9781904955276
 
Provides information on the river Thames, how it evolved into a prime commercial artery linking the heart of England with the ports of Europe. This book tracks the Thames from source to sea, documenting internationally-known landmarks such as Tower Bridge and Windsor Castle and revealing features such as Godstow Abbey, Canvey Island, and more.
The Thames in the Landscapes of the Imagination guide series; providing an in-depth cultural and account of some of the world’s most memorable and evocative landscapes. Presented as a cultural and literary guide, each title in the series explores the cultural history of a landscape, providing an overview of the area’s development from its earliest roots to the modern day. Particular emphasis is placed on the literary, poetic, architectural, cultural and historical elements that make up the landscape and each title is written and researched by an academic expert. An Epilogue offers suggestion for further reading and indices of literary, artistic and historical names and places and landmarks.
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Weight 0.000000
Author Mick Sinclair
Availability IP
Department History
Format Paperback
ISBN 9781904955276
Pages 256
Published 09/01/2007
Publisher Signal
Section History
Series Landscapes of the Imagination
Size Unfolded 14x22cm
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