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review How England Made the English ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ ❴PDF / Epub❵ ✅ How England Made the English Author Harry Mount – Join Harry Mount on his journey through England as he uncovers the national characteristics behind the English look a liking for old things fJoin Harry Mount on Made the eBook #8608 his journey through England as he uncovers the national characteristics behind the English look a liking for old things for smallness and gentleness a taste for the picturesue and the slightly shabby a preference for accidental natural beauty over grand human designs The book explains how the size of the fields is produced by male inheritance laws and the erratic ways of the rambling English hedge how the industrial revolution created the modern English waistline and why the Midlands became the home of the British curry It identifies the How England ePUB #10003 materi. I was expecting something completely different from what this book offered It is basically a geography of the England and how it affects the way people livehousing trade dialect etc The major thrust is about the weather and why it is so varied on such a small island I think the title suggest something a little than that which I thought would be a study of English customs food and why they are so self containedIt is an interesting book if you are looking for a climate explanation but expect not much than that

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Als that made England too like the faint pink Aberdeen granite of the kerbstones and that precise English mix of air temperature smell and light that hits you the moment you touch down at HeathrowThis book spans new England as well as the rolling hills and patchwork landscape of Tourist Board England the hedge funder's taste for Victorian terraced houses turned into minimalist white boxes and the steel reinforced concrete that changed the English city horizon England and the English have been shaped by our weather geology and geography by being a coal rich England Made the PDFEPUB #193 northerly island off t. A fascinating and illuminating book far interesting and thoughtful than its subtitle suggests 'From why we drive on the left to why we don't talk to our neighbours' doesn't cover it at allMount begins by examining the England's geology and shows how its great variety has begun to shape its economic activity He moves on to the soil our waterways our towns landowning history gardens industry He's full of information and most interesting facts which he dispenses with a light touch His enthusiasm fostered my enthusiasm This is an engaging and often amusing book from which I learnt a great deal

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How England Made the EnglishHe edge of a vast land mass moored between the Atlantic and the North Sea warmed by the Gulf StreamBecause of all these things we drink too much we're bad at speaking foreign languages and we're shy particularly with the opposite sex But they also mean we're good at defending ourselves fascinated by nature and gardens obsessed with walking indifferent to comfort and determined to preserve the past THe most geologically varied small country in the world has produced its most idiosyncratic people and the English character and the landscape of that small country are inextricably linkedFrom the inside front cove. The English landscape is unlike any other country around the world from the patchwork fields to the geology beneath our feet We have an amazing diversity from salt marches to soaring cliffs sandy beaches to the stunning Jurassic coastIn this book Mount looks at the interaction between the English landscape and the English psyche and how the land and place in the world that we inhabit has influenced us as much as we have influenced it He breaks this down into four categories geography weather geology and history Each chapter in the book covers an aspect one of these elements and considers just how the place where someone lives is defined by the soils the rock and by waterIt is a informative book and does make for interesting reading Towards the end of the book the focus drops a little and the solid links that were there in the beginning become tenuous towards the end