Ottley s Bibliography of British Railway History

Publisher: Virago Press
ISBN: STANFORD:36105024867041
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Railroads

For over thirty years the Bibliography of British Railway History has been an essential tool for anyone wanting to study the history of rail transport and one of the foundations for the best of recent railway historical research. The continuing output of new publications about railways is such that a substantial supplement is required from time to time to maintain the work's utility. This is the second such supplement. As well as providing addenda to some of the 13,000 entries in the previous volumes, this volume has 6600 new entries.

Copperopolis Landscapes of the Early Industrial Period in Swansea

Author: Stephen Hughes
Publisher: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
ISBN: 9781871184327
Release Date: 2008-12-18
Genre: Architecture

Dadansoddiad darluniadol o dirlun diwydiannol ardal Abertawe yn adlewyrchu dylanwad hanes a datblygiad y diwydiant copr ar fywyd cymdeithasol ac economaidd, addysgol a chrefyddol y fro yn ystod y 18fed a'r 19eg ganrif. Dros 300 o luniau du-a-gwyn. -- Cyngor Llyfrau Cymru

The Making Of The British Landscape

Author: Nicholas Crane
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780297857358
Release Date: 2016-10-13
Genre: History

How much do we really know about the place we call 'home'? In this sweeping, timely book, Nicholas Crane tells the story of Britain. The British landscape has been continuously occupied by humans for 12,000 years, from the end of the Ice Age to the twenty-first century. It has been transformed from a European peninsula of glacier and tundra to an island of glittering cities and exquisite countryside. In this geographical journey through time, we discover the ancient relationship between people and place and the deep-rooted tensions between town and countryside. The twin drivers of landscape change - climate and population - have arguably wielded as much influence on our habitat as monarchs and politics. From tsunamis and farming to Roman debacles and industrial cataclysms, from henge to high-rise and hamlet to metropolis, this is a book about change and adaptation. AS Britain lurches from an exploitative past towards a more sustainable future, this is the story of our age.

The Making of a Ruling Class

Author: Philip Jenkins
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521521947
Release Date: 2002-08-22
Genre: History

A study of the formation of a new ruling class in the years prior to British industrialisation.

The Concept of the Master in Art Education in Britain and Ireland 1770 to the Present

Author: MatthewC. Potter
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781351545471
Release Date: 2017-07-05
Genre: Art

A novel investigation into art pedagogy and constructions of national identities in Britain and Ireland, this collection explores the student-master relationship in case studies ranging chronologically from 1770 to 2013, and geographically over the national art schools of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Essays explore the manner in which the Old Masters were deployed in education; fuelled the individual creativity of art teachers and students; were used as a rhetorical tool for promoting cultural projects in the core and periphery of the British Isles; and united as well as divided opinions in response to changing expectations in discourse on art and education. Case studies examined in this book include the sophisticated tradition of 'academic' inquiry of establishment figures, like Joshua Reynolds and Frederic Leighton, as well as examples of radical reform undertaken by key individuals in the history of art education, such as Edward Poynter and William Coldstream. The role of 'Modern Masters' (like William Orpen, Augustus John, Gwen John and Jeff Wall) is also discussed along with the need for students and teachers to master the realm of art theory in their studio-based learning environments, and the ultimate pedagogical repercussions of postmodern assaults on the academic bastions of the Old Masters.

The Making of the British Landscape

Author: Francis Pryor
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141943367
Release Date: 2010-06-03
Genre: History

This is the changing story of Britain as it has been preserved in our fields, roads, buildings, towns and villages, mountains, forests and islands. From our suburban streets that still trace out the boundaries of long vanished farms to the Norfolk Broads, formed when medieval peat pits flooded, from the ceremonial landscapes of Stonehenge to the spread of the railways - evidence of how man's effect on Britain is everywhere. In The Making of the British Landscape, eminent historian, archaeologist and farmer, Francis Pryor explains how to read these clues to understand the fascinating history of our land and of how people have lived on it throughout time. Covering both the urban and rural and packed with pictures, maps and drawings showing everything from how we can still pick out Bronze Age fields on Bodmin Moor to how the Industrial Revolution really changed our landscape, this book makes us look afresh at our surroundings and really see them for the first time.

British Book News

ISBN: UOM:39015064549440
Release Date: 1987
Genre: Best books

Includes no. 53a: British wartime books for young people.


Author: Frank Vivian Emery
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: UOM:39015000583834
Release Date: 1969
Genre: Wales

Monographic Series

Author: Library of Congress
ISBN: WISC:89126009240
Release Date:
Genre: Monographic series