Landmarks

Landmarks
Author: Robert Macfarlane
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9780241967867
Available:
Release: 2015-03-05
Editor: Penguin UK
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

SHORTLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE 2015 SHORTLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2016 Landmarks is Robert Macfarlane's joyous meditation on words, landscape and the relationship between the two. Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. It is a field guide to the literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands of remarkable words used in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to describe land, nature and weather. Travelling from Cumbria to the Cairngorms, and exploring the landscapes of Roger Deakin, J. A. Baker, Nan Shepherd and others, Robert Macfarlane shows that language, well used, is a keen way of knowing landscape, and a vital means of coming to love it. Praise for Robert Macfarlane: 'He has a poet's eye and a prose style that will make many a novelist burn with envy' John Banville, Observer "I'll read anything Macfarlane writes" David Mitchell, Independent 'Every movement needs stars. In [Macfarlane] we surely have one, burning brighter with each book.' Telegraph '[Macfarlane] is a godfather of a cultural moment' Sunday Times

Landmarks

Landmarks
Author: Robert Macfarlane
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0241253667
Available:
Release: 2016-10-06
Editor: Hamish Hamilton
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Landmarks is Robert Macfarlane's joyous meditation on words, landscape and the relationship between the two - now available in a beautiful new Winter edition for Christmas Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. It is a field guide to the literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands of remarkable words used in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to describe land, nature and weather. Travelling from Cumbria to the Cairngorms, and exploring the landscapes of Roger Deakin, J. A. Baker, Nan Shepherd and others, Robert Macfarlane shows that language, well used, is a keen way of knowing landscape, and a vital means of coming to love it. Praise for Robert Macfarlane: 'He has a poet's eye and a prose style that will make many a novelist burn with envy' John Banville, Observer "I'll read anything Macfarlane writes" David Mitchell, Independent 'Every movement needs stars. In [Macfarlane] we surely have one, burning brighter with each book.' Telegraph '[Macfarlane] is a godfather of a cultural moment' Sunday Times

Landmarks

Landmarks
Author: Robert Macfarlane
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0241967872
Available:
Release: 2016-05-05
Editor: Penguin Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

SHORTLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE 2015 Landmarks is Robert Macfarlane's joyous meditation on words, landscape and the relationship between the two. Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. It is a field guide to the literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands of remarkable words used in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to describe land, nature and weather. Travelling from Cumbria to the Cairngorms, and exploring the landscapes of Roger Deakin, J. A. Baker, Nan Shepherd and others, Robert Macfarlane shows that language, well used, is a keen way of knowing landscape, and a vital means of coming to love it.

National Registry of Natural Landmarks

National Registry of Natural Landmarks
Author: Anonim
Pages: 128
ISBN: UCR:31210024732289
Available:
Release: 1989
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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The Great American Landmarks Adventure

The Great American Landmarks Adventure
Author: Kay Weeks
Pages: 46
ISBN: 0160811384
Available:
Release: 2008-08
Editor: Government Printing Office
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Depicts forty-three National Historic Landmarks, from a prehistoric cave painting to the 1969 moon rocket, and explains their significance in representing events, achievements, ideals, and cultures in America.

Canada s Landmarks

Canada s Landmarks
Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781770727540
Available:
Release: 2021
Editor: S&S Learning Materials
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Landmarks in African American History

Landmarks in African American History
Author: Michael V. Uschan
Pages: 104
ISBN: 9781420509212
Available:
Release: 2012-12-07
Editor: Greenhaven Publishing LLC
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This compelling volume describes physical landmarks in African American history and discusses the history associated with those places. The book is organized around thematic chapters that take readers on a virtual tour of landmarks associated with the theme while also describing the people and events that inspired the landmarks. Thematic chapters include: The Slavery Era, African Americans Resist Slavery, The Civil War, Education for Blacks, The Civil Rights Movement, and African American Achievers.

Damaged and Threatened National Historic Landmarks

Damaged and Threatened National Historic Landmarks
Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: PURD:32754075513378
Available:
Release: 1991
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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American Landmarks

American Landmarks
Author: George Aaron Cleaveland,Robert E. Campbell
Pages: 97
ISBN: HARVARD:HX4T1R
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Release: 1893
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Literary Landmarks

Literary Landmarks
Author: Mary Elizabeth Burt
Pages: 174
ISBN: NYPL:33433074375621
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Release: 1889
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Landmarks Medical and Surgical

Landmarks  Medical and Surgical
Author: Luther Holden
Pages: 140
ISBN: UOM:39015072268470
Available:
Release: 1878
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Landmarks of Recent History 1770 1883

Landmarks of Recent History  1770 1883
Author: Charlotte Mary Yonge
Pages: 279
ISBN: OXFORD:591078451
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Release: 1883
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Literary Landmarks of London

Literary Landmarks of London
Author: Laurence Hutton
Pages: 367
ISBN: UOM:39015030936234
Available:
Release: 1892
Editor: New York, Harper
Language: en

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Robertson s Landmarks of Toronto

Robertson s Landmarks of Toronto
Author: John Ross Robertson
Pages: 329
ISBN: WISC:89077057750
Available:
Release: 1894
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Official History of the Junior Order United American Mechanics and American Landmarks

Official History of the Junior Order United American Mechanics and American Landmarks
Author: Junior Order United American Mechanics
Pages: 330
ISBN: STANFORD:36105009716452
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Release: 1897
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Landmarks of the History of England

Landmarks of the History of England
Author: James White
Pages: 288
ISBN: HARVARD:HNZ75G
Available:
Release: 1858
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Landmarks of history Ancient history from the earliest times of the Mahometan conquest By the author of Kings of England

Landmarks of history  Ancient history  from the earliest times of the Mahometan conquest  By the author of  Kings of England
Author: Charlotte Mary Yonge
Pages: 235
ISBN: OXFORD:600081611
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Release: 1852
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A Handbook of surface anatomy and landmarks

A Handbook of surface anatomy and landmarks
Author: Sir Bertram Coghill Alan Windle
Pages: 162
ISBN: STANFORD:24503440872
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Release: 1896
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Old Landmarks and Historic Personages of Boston

Old Landmarks and Historic Personages of Boston
Author: Samuel Adams Drake
Pages: 329
ISBN: UOMDLP:afj7482:0001.001
Available:
Release: 1873
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Landmarks of Faith chapters intended for the comfort of the doubting the fearful and the bereaved

Landmarks of Faith  chapters intended for the comfort of the doubting  the fearful  and the bereaved
Author: Walter Sunderland Lewis
Pages: 176
ISBN: BL:A0021105736
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Release: 1858
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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