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Nd too like the faint pink Aberdeen granite of the kerbstones; and that precise English mix of air temperature smell and light that hits you the moment you touch down at HeathrowThis book spans new England as well as the rolling hills and patchwork landscape of Tourist Board England the hedge funder's taste for Victorian terraced houses turned into minimalist white boxes; and the steel reinforced concrete that changed the English city horizon England and the English have been shaped by our weather geology and geography; by being a coal rich northerly island off the edge of a vast land m This is a very gen

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How England Made the EnglishJoin Harry Mount on his journey through England as he uncovers the national characteristics behind the English look a liking for old things for smallness and gentleness; a taste for the picturesue and the slightly shabby; a preference for accidental natural beauty over grand human designs The book explains how the size of the fields is produced by male inheritance laws and the erratic ways of the rambling English hedge; how the industrial revolution created the modern English waistline; and why the Midlands became the home of the British curry It identifies the materials that made Engla A fairly enjoyable