A Land by Jacquetta Hawkes
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A pioneering work of modern nature writing; a natural history of the author's beloved British Isles that inhabits a lush territory somewhere between science and poetry.

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Jacquetta Hawkes, the distinguished archaeologist, historian, and author, lives at Stratford-upon-Avon in England. she studied at Cambridge and has traveled extensively; among her best-known books are "A Land, Man on Earth, The World of the Past, The Dawn of the Gods, The First Great Civilizations, "and the "Atlas of Ancient Archaeology."
Published January 1, 1951 by see notes for publisher info. 268 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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These ``recollections'' of the geological formation of Britain comprise that rarity--a scientific account written with verve and personable elegance. Archaeologist Hawkes makes riveting as epic fictio

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