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The historic Thames

Hilaire Belloc

The historic Thames

a portrait of England"s greatest river

by Hilaire Belloc

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Published by I.B. Tauris, Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave Macmillan in London, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic sites -- England -- Thames River Valley,
  • Thames Valley (England) -- History,
  • Thames Valley (England) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHilaire Belloc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA670.T2 B4 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. ;
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22553499M
    ISBN 109781845117122
    LC Control Number2008297697

    The River Thames (/ ˈ t ɛ m z / TEMZ), known alternatively in parts as the Isis, is a river that flows through southern England including miles ( km), it is the longest river entirely in England and the second-longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn.. It flows through Oxford (where it is called the Isis), Reading, Henley-on-Thames and y: England. History of the River Thames Scroll Down It’s the longest river in England, spanning miles, all the way from the Cotsworlds, passing through picturesque villages, market towns and the huge expanse that is London, before reaching its final destination of the North Sea.

    We hold an outstanding range of photographs, plans and drawings in our public archive, covering the historic environment of England. We also publish books on a wide variety of subjects to help you understand, value, care for and enjoy your historic environment. In this section you can: Find out more about the Historic England Archive. The Thames River Heritage Park Foundation is a (c) 3 whose mission and purpose is to promote, support, and sustain the Thames River Heritage Park. All tours include services of a knowledgeable local step-on guide, boat tour, admissions and tours of sites/museums as indicated, three-course seasonal luncheon including tax and gratuity.

      Historic Thames by Hilare Belloc About a year ago, in my efforts to widen my waterways-related library, I purchased the Historic Thames by Hilaire Belloc on eBay. Other than knowing that Belloc wrote some witty verse and that he had a "literary" reputation I knew nothing of the author. Internet Archive BookReader The historic Thames.


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Read more/5(6). It is with the habitable and historic Thames Valley above the bridge that this book has to deal, and it will later be to the reader's purpose to consider why London Bridge crossed the stream just where it did, and of what moment that site has been in the history of the Thames and of England.

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OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: vii, pages, 59 unnumbered leaves of plates: color illustrations ; 27 cm: Contents: Illustrations: Houses of Parliament (frontispiece) --The Thames Valley from Hennerton, Henley --Lechlade --Ashton Keynes: the infant Thames --Streatley Reach --The bells of Ouseley --Somerford Keynes: the first mill --Wallingford Bridge --Inglesham.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Belloc, Hilaire, Historic Thames. Exeter, Devon: Webb & Bower ; London: M.

Joseph,   It is with the habitable and historic Thames Valley above the bridge that this book has to deal, and it will later be to the reader's purpose to consider why London Bridge crossed the stream just where it did, and of what moment that site has been in the history of the Thames and of England.

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Book direct with IHG to get the best rate on this hotel in Oxford. Your session will expire in 5 minutes, 0 seconds, due to inactivity. The Historic Thames A Portrait of England's Greatest River (Book): Belloc, Hilaire: The Thames lies at the very heart of London and the south of England--both physically and metaphorically--and this engaging and personal portrait offers a perfect introduction to the river's many charms.

Hilaire Belloc is justly famous for his wonderful and mischievous Cautionary Tales which in recent years. The Historic Thames Language: English: LoC Class: DA: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Great Britain, Ireland, Central Europe: Subject: Historic sites -- England -- Thames Valley Subject: Thames Valley (England) -- History Subject: Thames Valley (England) -- Description and travel Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release Date: Jul 29 Cited by: 1. The House by the Thames by Gillian Tindall pp, Chatto & Windus, £ Hurrying along the South Bank between the Globe and Tate Modern it is. Farm stay on a New Zealand historical site in the Kauaeranga Valley, close to the Pinnacles Walk and the Coromandel.

We provide farm stay accommodation and history tours of buildings from the kauri gum digging era. Guests can enjoy farm animals, fly fishing, horse rides and llama treks.

The Long and Winding History of the Thames Float down England’s longest river, from its origin in the Cotswolds to its ramble through London, a journey through centuries of “liquid history”Author: Joshua Hammer. The historic Thames by Belloc, Hilaire, ; Quinton, A.

R., ill. Publication date Topics Monasteries Publisher London: J. Dent & co.; New York, E. Dutton & co. Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor University of California Libraries Language English.

Addeddate Call Pages: England has been built up upon the framework of her rivers, and, in that pattern, the principal line has been the line of the Thames. Partly because it was the main highway of Southern England, partly because it looked eastward towards the Continent from which the national life has been drawn, partly because it was better served by the tide than any other channel, but mainly because it was the Brand: Interactive Media.

(The book does end, however, with a long gazetteerial appendix, "An Alternative Topography, from Source to Sea".) Ackroyd describes the Thames as "the shortest river in the world to acquire such a famous history".

But much of what he has to say about the river's symbolism and essence can be translated to rivers the world over/5(63). The Historic Thames by Hilaire Belloc Part 2 out of 3. homepage; Index of The Historic Thames; Previous part (1) Next part (3) of the hill of a great space of waste lands.

These waste lands of Western Europe, which it was impossible or unprofitable to cultivate, were, by a sound political tradition.Previously writing about the Thames Path in London, the Regents’ Canal and London’s “lost rivers“, David has for this book focused on a more general “gruesome and horrific” history of the capital, focused around 20 walks, each of which is for a different part of the city, joining together several points of historic interest.

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