Britannia Obscura: Mapping Hidden Britain

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"Original and engaging." (Gillian Tindall Literary Review)

"An affectionate, alternative exploration to make readers feel more familiar with Britain." ( Great Outdoors)

"Parker’s tour is conducted with a light touch in prose which makes learning from her a pleasure. She makes delightful connections between eras and activities, and is conscious of the value of the unknown and uncertain in our lives... At twice the length this book would have been no less enjoyable." (Horatio Clare Daily Telegraph)

"[Joanne Parker’s] book is an eye-opener." (Andrew McNeillie Country Life)

"Ultimately, Britannia Obscura is a book that aims to make its readers more familiar with Britain but also excited about the endless possibilities for surprise that lie just around familiar corners." (Bethan Mason Pembrokeshire Herald)

Críticas:

"Original and engaging." (Gillian Tindall Literary Review)

"An affectionate, alternative exploration to make readers feel more familiar with Britain." ( Great Outdoors)

"At twice the length this book would have been no less enjoyable." (Horatio Clare Daily Telegraph)

"[Joanne Parker’s] book is an eye-opener." (Andrew McNeillie Country Life)

"Ultimately, Britannia Obscura is a book that aims to make its readers more familiar with Britain but also excited about the endless possibilities for surprise that lie just around familiar corners." (Bethan Mason Pembrokeshire Herald)

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Parker, Joanne
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Descripción Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2014. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 236 x 158 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. This book is longlisted for the 2014 Thwaites Wainwright Prize. What is the shape of Britain? The country s outline, looking a little like a wingless dragon, is instantly recognisable on any map or globe. But jostling within that familiar profile are countless vying maps of the country. Some of these are founded on rock - or on the natural features of the land. But far more are built on dreams - on human activity, effort, and aspiration. Britannia Obscura is an exploration of just a few of these surprising hidden Britains. Through a series of meetings with figures such as the retired army colonel and ley-hunter John Christian, the horse-boater Sue Day, and the cave-explorer Dave Nixon, each of the book s five chapters focuses on how a different group or community imagines the land and our relationship with it. On the megalith-hunter s map of Britain, the teeming metropolis of the country lies not in the South East, but rather amid the moors of its South West corner. The canal map of Britain reveals a land that takes four or five days to cross, and in which major transport routes lie forgotten beneath willowherb and litter. And on the ever-shifting and growing caver s map of Britain there are unknown regions still waiting to be discovered. Together, the book s chapters reveal that Britain is a country with countless competing centres and ceaselessly shifting borders - a land where one person s sleepy, remote and unexceptional province will always be the busy heart of another s map. The book also demonstrates that when viewed through the right lenses, Britain is a surprisingly large small island, which a lifetime of exploration could never exhaust. Ultimately, Britannia Obscura is a book that aims to make its readers more familiar with Britain but also excited about the endless possibilities for surprise that lie just around familiar corners. Nº de ref. de la librería AB99780224102025

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Descripción Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2014. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 236 x 158 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. This book is longlisted for the 2014 Thwaites Wainwright Prize. What is the shape of Britain? The country s outline, looking a little like a wingless dragon, is instantly recognisable on any map or globe. But jostling within that familiar profile are countless vying maps of the country. Some of these are founded on rock - or on the natural features of the land. But far more are built on dreams - on human activity, effort, and aspiration. Britannia Obscura is an exploration of just a few of these surprising hidden Britains. Through a series of meetings with figures such as the retired army colonel and ley-hunter John Christian, the horse-boater Sue Day, and the cave-explorer Dave Nixon, each of the book s five chapters focuses on how a different group or community imagines the land and our relationship with it. On the megalith-hunter s map of Britain, the teeming metropolis of the country lies not in the South East, but rather amid the moors of its South West corner. The canal map of Britain reveals a land that takes four or five days to cross, and in which major transport routes lie forgotten beneath willowherb and litter. And on the ever-shifting and growing caver s map of Britain there are unknown regions still waiting to be discovered. Together, the book s chapters reveal that Britain is a country with countless competing centres and ceaselessly shifting borders - a land where one person s sleepy, remote and unexceptional province will always be the busy heart of another s map. The book also demonstrates that when viewed through the right lenses, Britain is a surprisingly large small island, which a lifetime of exploration could never exhaust. Ultimately, Britannia Obscura is a book that aims to make its readers more familiar with Britain but also excited about the endless possibilities for surprise that lie just around familiar corners. Nº de ref. de la librería AB99780224102025

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Descripción Jonathan Cape, 2014. Estado de conservación: New. What is the shape of Britain? This book reveals that Britain is a country with countless competing centres and ceaselessly shifting borders, and a land where one person's sleepy, remote and unexceptional province will always be the busy heart of another's map. It aims to make its readers more familiar with Britain. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 159 x 21. Weight in Grams: 448. . 2014. Hardcover. . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780224102025

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Descripción Vintage Publishing. Hardback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Britannia Obscura: Mapping Hidden Britain, Joanne Parker, This book is longlisted for the 2014 Thwaites Wainwright Prize. What is the shape of Britain? The country's outline, looking a little like a wingless dragon, is instantly recognisable on any map or globe. But jostling within that familiar profile are countless vying maps of the country. Some of these are founded on rock - or on the natural features of the land. But far more are built on dreams - on human activity, effort, and aspiration. Britannia Obscura is an exploration of just a few of these surprising hidden Britains. Through a series of meetings with figures such as the retired army colonel and ley-hunter John Christian, the horse-boater Sue Day, and the cave-explorer Dave Nixon, each of the book's five chapters focuses on how a different group or community imagines the land and our relationship with it. On the megalith-hunter's map of Britain, the teeming metropolis of the country lies not in the South East, but rather amid the moors of its South West corner. The canal map of Britain reveals a land that takes four or five days to cross, and in which major transport routes lie forgotten beneath willowherb and litter. And on the ever-shifting and growing caver's map of Britain there are unknown regions still waiting to be discovered. Together, the book's chapters reveal that Britain is a country with countless competing centres and ceaselessly shifting borders - a land where one person's sleepy, remote and unexceptional province will always be the busy heart of another's map. The book also demonstrates that when viewed through the right lenses, Britain is a surprisingly large small island, which a lifetime of exploration could never exhaust. Ultimately, Britannia Obscura is a book that aims to make its readers more familiar with Britain but also excited about the endless possibilities for surprise that lie just around familiar corners. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780224102025

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Descripción Jonathan Cape. Estado de conservación: New. What is the shape of Britain? This book reveals that Britain is a country with countless competing centres and ceaselessly shifting borders, and a land where one person's sleepy, remote and unexceptional province will always be the busy heart of another's map. It aims to make its readers more familiar with Britain. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 159 x 21. Weight in Grams: 448. . 2014. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Nº de ref. de la librería V9780224102025

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Descripción 2014. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 162mm x 242mm x 24mm. Hardcover. This book is longlisted for the 2014 Thwaites Wainwright Prize. What is the shape of Britain? The country's outline, looking a little like a wingless dragon, is instantly recognisable on a.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 224 pages. 0.449. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780224102025

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Descripción Random House, 2014. HRD. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería F4-9780224102025

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Descripción Jonathan Cape, 2014. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0224102028

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