Paths to the Past: Encounters with Britain's Hidden Landscapes

Paths to the Past: Encounters with Britain's Hidden Landscapes

Landscapes reflect and shape our behaviour. They make us who we are and bear witness to the shifting patterns of human life over the generations. Formed by a complex series of natural and human processes, they rarely yield their secrets readily. Bringing to bear a lifetime's digging, Francis Pryor delves into England's hidden urban and rural landscapes, from Whitby Abbey to Landscapes reflect and shape our behaviour. They make us who we are and bear witness to the shifting patterns of huma...

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Title:Paths to the Past: Encounters with Britain's Hidden Landscapes
Author:Francis Pryor
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:Paths to the Past: Encounters with England's Hidden Landscapes
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:240 pages pages

Paths to the Past: Encounters with Britain's Hidden Landscapes Reviews

  • Cath Russell
    Feb 22, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Sem
    Feb 22, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Snicketts
    Jan 31, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Jennifer Bradshaw
    Nov 22, 2017

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • David Santiuste
    Mar 03, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Cecilia Dunbar Hernandez
    Nov 03, 2017

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Diana
    Dec 10, 2017

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Kerry Hennigan
    Feb 01, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Liz Fenwick
    Mar 23, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

  • Fiona
    Jan 30, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Ant
    Mar 05, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Alison
    Mar 04, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Paul
    Mar 03, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Mike
    Mar 04, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Lisa J
    Jan 31, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Amy
    Oct 26, 2017

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Penny
    Apr 06, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Cor Heijboer
    Jan 30, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Steph
    Nov 06, 2017

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Red Dog
    Jan 31, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Bryonny
    Mar 06, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • David Sankey
    Mar 07, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Book Gannet
    Feb 17, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

  • Emma
    Feb 12, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Nathalie (keepreadingbooks)
    Jan 15, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Martin
    Feb 01, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Charlotte Macgregor
    Feb 17, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Yasmine
    Jul 11, 2017

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Cat Imakittycat
    Dec 20, 2017

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Phillipa
    Feb 17, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Shawna Hynes
    Mar 10, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • 4triplezed
    Feb 10, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Jenn
    Mar 16, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Melon109
    May 17, 2017

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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  • Sooz888
    Mar 03, 2018

    This book is far more about Francis Pryor than it is about landscape or history. The rambling introduction about Darwin's home and the author's family connection sadly set the tone for the rest of the book, in which Pryor reminisces about some of his favourite places with occasional in...

    I don?t thinking this book had a fair reading from me having followed on from the beautiful Old Way by Robert Macfarlane...first it isn?t 240 pages...second the narrative didn?t flow for me. But I did learn a bit about parts of the UK landscape... ...

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