The Pilgrims' Way: Fact and Fiction of an Ancient Trackway (BOK)

Derek Bright

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Winding its way from Winchester to Canterbury, through the counties of Hampshire, Surrey and Kent, can still be found one of England's most ancient trackways. Well trodden and beloved by walkers throughout southern England, the Pilgrims' Way serves as a hidden by-way linking those that travel along it with some of the oldest cathedrals, castles and abbeys, yet it remains an enigma to many of those who regularly follow its tracks. From the Neolithic through to the Victorian pilgrimists, Derek Bright brings together a mass of evidence and re-evaluates how we should view this ancient trackway that Ivan D Margary described as one of the most important in Britain. Using evidence of roadside crime, prohibitive legislation, and the everyday hazards facing wayfarers, he makes decisive arguments for how the road has served travellers over time.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Derek Bright
Forlag
The History Press
ISBN 9780752460857
Antall sider 160 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 318 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Travel & holiday guides, Walking, hiking, trekking

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