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The Birth Of Modern Britain

The Birth Of Modern Britain
Item# 9780007299119

Product Description

Publisher: Harper Collins UK

Author: Francis Pryor

Covering the whole of the post-medieval period, from 1550 to the present day, Francis Pryor brings his customary wit and erudition to the study of modern historical archaeology, probably the fastest-growing branch of the subject. Ranging over topics as diverse as the birth of modern agriculture, the growth of towns and cities, and the development of roads, canals and railways, he brings to a gripping conclusion his illuminating journey into Britain′s archaeological past. (pb)