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Description - Paradise Lost by Jeremy Burchardt

The enduring 'Town versus Country' debate lies at the root of modern British society. How far did the idealization of the countryside by artists and writers since the Industrial Revolution foster anti-urban, anti-industrial values? How have such values affected government policy, social structure and economic dynamism? Did post-war developments, in particular rural-urban commuting and environmentalist criticism of modern 'industrial' farming, undermine the traditional distinction between town and country, or are they themselves symptoms of the continuing allure of the rural idyll? This book will demonstrate the remarkable influence that attitudes to the countryside have had on the evolution of modern British life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781860645143
ISBN-10: 1860645143
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
Publish Date: 26-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jeremy Burchardt

Jeremy Burchardt is a lecturer in Rural History at Reading University.

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