Strength of the Hills by George Ewart Evans
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Strength of the Hills
By George Ewart Evans

The Strength of the Hills

An Autobiography

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Strength of the Hills by George Ewart Evans

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The title of this book is Strength of the Hills and is written by author George Ewart Evans. The book Strength of the Hills is published by Faber & Faber. The ISBN of this book is 9780571135509 and the format is Paperback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Strength of the Hills by George Ewart Evans.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780571135509
ISBN-10: 0571135501
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 124mm x 10mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 13-May-1985
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Pattern Under the Plough by George Ewart Evans Pattern Under the Plough, Paperback (October 2013)

Pioneering book of oral history, The Pattern Under the Plough shows that even in modern societies, governed by science and technology, there are still traces of a civilisation whose beliefs were bound to the soil and whose reliance on the seasons was a matter of life or death.

Acky by George Ewart Evans Acky, Paperback (October 2008)

Akerman Flatt and his wife lived in a thatched cottage at the edge of the broad heathland of Fenhall. Acky is one of the survivors of those men who retired after the horses left the farms.

Horse Power and Magic by George Ewart Evans Horse Power and Magic, Paperback (October 2008)

It was assumed in 1950s that horses would soon disappear from the farms. It later became clear that this forecast was too pessimistic. Written by an oral historian who began to record the farming ways of East Anglia by listening to old men and women, this book describes important farms where horses continued to be used more than 30 years later.

Horse in the Furrow by George Ewart Evans Horse in the Furrow, Paperback (August 2008)

The Suffolk Punch - that sturdy, compact draft horse of noble ancestry - was, until mechanisation, the powerhouse of the East Anglian farming community. This book explores this potent symbol of a bygone era, and the complex network - farmer, horseman, groom, smith, harness-maker and tailor - which surrounded it.

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Author Biography - George Ewart Evans

Born in the mining town of Abercynon, South Wales, George Ewart Evans (1909-88) was a pioneering oral historian. In 1948 he settled with his family in Blaxhall, Suffolk, and through conversing with his neighbours he developed an interest in their dialect and the aspects of rural life which they described. Many were agricultural labourers, born before the turn of the century, who had worked on farms before the arrival of mechanisation. With the assistance of a tape recorder he collected oral evidence of the dialect, rural customs, traditions and folklore throughout East Anglia, and this work, reinforced by documental research, provided the background for his renowned East Anglian books.

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