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Shadowlands : a journey through Britain's lost cities and vanished villages  Cover Image Book Book

Shadowlands : a journey through Britain's lost cities and vanished villages / Matthew Green.

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  • ISBN: 9780393635348
  • ISBN: 0393635341
  • Physical Description: x, 358 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton and Company, [2022]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-348) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Drowned. Buried by sand. Decimated by plague. Plunged off a cliff. Matthew Green, a British historian and broadcaster, tells the astonishing tales of the rise and demise of these places, animating the people who lived, worked, dreamed, and died there. Traveling across Britain to explore their haunting and often-beautiful remains, Green transports the reader to these lost towns and cities as they teeter on the brink of oblivion, vividly capturing the sounds of the sea clawing away row upon row of houses,the taste of medieval wine, or the sights of puffin hunting on the tallest cliffs in the country. We experience them in their prime, look on at their destruction, and revisit their lingering remains as they are mourned by evictees and reimagined by artists, writers, and mavericks"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Green, M. R. (Matthew Robert) > Travel > Great Britain.
Extinct cities > Great Britain.
Cities and towns > Great Britain > History.
Great Britain > History.
Great Britain > Civilization.
Great Britain > Description and travel.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library 941.02 GREEN 2022 (Text) 0001002420121 Nonfiction New Checked out 09/01/2022

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