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English landscape in the twentieth century

Trevor Rowley

English landscape in the twentieth century

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Published by Hambledon Continuum in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape -- England -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Human geography -- England -- History -- 20th century.,
  • England -- Historical geography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 439-452) and index.

    StatementTrevor Rowley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA600 .R69 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 472 p. :
    Number of Pages472
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20007074M
    ISBN 101852853883
    LC Control Number2006282566


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