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Author Bingham, Jane, 1952-
Title The Cotswolds : a cultural history / Jane Bingham.
Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 1  914.2 B    IN LIBRARY
Description xxvi, 244 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Landscapes of the imagination
Landscapes of the imagination.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction : a country made of men's visions looking at the land -- Ancient echoes: from prehistory to the coming of the Anglo-Saxons -- Finding God in Gloucestershire: saints, churches and clerics -- Living off the land: sheep, crops and stone -- The Cotswolds at war: battlefields, memories and memorials -- Posh Cotswolds: royalty, aristocracy and celebrities -- Mills, steam and machinery: the industrial age -- "Heaven on Earth": William Morris at Kelmscott Manor and Broadway Tower -- Seeking the simple life: arts and crafts at Sapperton and Chipping Campden -- Arty crafty Cotswolds: the next generation -- A Cotswold life: Laurie Lee in the Slad Valley -- Picturing the scene: writers, artists and musicians in the Cotswolds -- Eccentric Cotswolds: collectors, dreamers and dangerous games -- Shaping the landscape: gardens and gardeners in the Cotswolds -- The Cotswolds at play: sports, games and leisure pursuits -- Further reading -- Index of literary, artistic & historical names -- Index of places & landmarks.
Subject Cotswold Hills (England) -- History.
Cotswold Hills (England) -- Civilization.
Cotswold Hills (England) -- Description and travel.
ISBN 9780195398762 (hardback)
0195398769 (hardback)
9780195398755 (pbk.)
0195398750 (pbk.)