3 edition of Debatable lands found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by John Murray.|
|Series||Panurge anthology -- no.21.|
|Contributions||Murray, John, 1950-|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||200|
The Debatable Lands. Signed Artist's Book, edition of Published by VARC. 72 page, full colour, A5 portrait concertina folded publication, opening out to a total m span with foil blocked covers. Photographic images on one side and reproduction of hand . The Debateable Land Location. About 7 miles north of Canonbie a track leads to a large standing stone which was the northern boundary of the Debatable land. Map ref: 79 The Debatable Land extended from Tarras Moss in the north to the Esk estuary .
With his customary charm, wit, and literary grace, Graham Robb proves the Debatable Land to be a crucial, missing piece in the puzzle of British history. © Graham Robb (P) HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books. New Directions in Children's Gothic book. Debatable Lands. New Directions in Children's Gothic. DOI link for New Directions in Children's Gothic. New Directions in Children's Gothic book. Debatable Lands. By Jackson Anna. View abstract. chapter 1 | 16 pages ‘Do Panic. They’re Coming’ Remaking the Weird in Contemporary Children’s Cited by: 2.
The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England by Graham Robb has an overall rating of Positive based on 9 book reviews.3/4(9). Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get g: Debatable lands.
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Living on the edge of the Debatable Lands as I do, I found this book absolutely absorbing. The explanations of why the area has evolved is far more illuminating than the normal "that's the way it's always been." His observations of the area and its modern day residents is /5(70).
The Debatable Land is part of the western border between Scotland and England and has been viewed as independent of each over most of that time.
Debatable refers to animal grazing practices. This small area of land is the focus of this book/5. In The Debatable Land, historian Graham Robb recovers the history of this ancient borderland in an exquisite tale that spans Roman, Medieval, and present-day Britain.
Rich in detail and epic in scope, The Debatable Land provides a crucial, missing Debatable lands book in the puzzle of British history. 16 pages of black and white illustrations/5(69).
‘A book worth reading’ Andrew Marr, Sunday Times. The Debatable Land was an independent territory which used to exist between Scotland and England. At the height of its notoriety, it was the bloodiest region in Great Britain, fought over by Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and James V.
In his new book Graham Robb takes a journey through the 'Debatable Land', a small but crucial missing part in the history of England and Scotland. Here, Graham explains how his fascination began, and explains exactly what, and where, the ‘Debatable Land’ is.
This vision of the reivers worked in tandem with a film that portrayed the Debatable Land as ‘the blackest, goriest, region of the Borders’. As in previous books, including his Ondaatje prize-winning The Discovery of France, these stereotypes inspire Robb to get on his bike to uncover the truth about the reivers and Debatable lands book land that they occupied.
An oft-overlooked region lies at the heart of British national history: the Debatable Land. The oldest detectable territorial division in Great Britain, the Debatable Land once served as a buffer between England and Scotland.
It was once the bloodiest region in the country, fought over by Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, and James V/5(67). The Debatable Land is an epic and energetic book that takes us from back to an age when neither England nor Scotland could be imagined to reveal a crucial, missing piece in the puzzle of British history/5(76).
‘A book worth reading’ Andrew Marr, Sunday Times. The Debatable Land was an independent territory which used to exist between Scotland and England. At the height of its notoriety, it was the bloodiest region in Great Britain, fought over by Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and James V/5(75).
According to Robb, the Debatable Land sits at the fulcrum of British history – a “missing piece in the puzzle”, the last part of Britain to be conquered and brought under the control of the. As Graham Robb writes in his book, The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England, it is “probably the oldest national boundary in Europe”.
But when it was finalised, it. DEBATABLE LAND BOOK REVIEW: “The Debatable Land” will leave you on the ropes feeling a bit battered after reading each chapter, and I mean that in a good way.
Basically, it packs a historical and linguistic wallop. Graham Robb’s writing can best be summed up by the words fun, witty, and circumspect; what a truly enjoyable read this book is/5.
This book uses the theme of "debatable lands," a term first applied to disputed parts of the Anglo-Scottish border, to explore aspects of writing. This book chronicles a yacht trip in the south Pacific, with crew and boat owners interacting, remembering their life on land and adjusting to life on deck.
It's vaguely enjoyable and builds up to a great crescendo towards the end but I found none of the characters particularly likeable or interesting so was a bit disengaged with it all/5.
Robb (The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts,etc.) uses his vast knowledge of Celtic history, languages, and geography to create a fascinating book of history and ing the strange story of what is called the "Debatable Land," the author turns to writings both ancient and modern as he applies Brand: Norton, W.
& Company, Inc. Debatable lands: compelling new study of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. A few years ago, I was standing with an Israeli acquaintance on a viewing platform looking across Jerusalem. Book reviews. The Debatable Land Graham Robb Review by Deborah Hopkinson. June Inhistorian and author Graham Robb and his wife found themselves at the railway station in Carlisle, in the far northwest part of England near the Scottish border.
They had just purchased a house in the area. But the move didn’t herald long. Arts and Culture Book review: The Debatable Land, by Graham Robb Graham Robb is a remarkable writer. The list of his publications, ranging from biographies of 19th century French poets and.
Regarding the strange story of what is called the “Debatable Land,” the author turns to writings both ancient and modern as he applies archaeological methods to history. Tacre site is the oldest detectable territorial division in Great Britain.
The Debatable Land was an independent territory which used to exist between Scotland and England. At the height of its notoriety, it was the bloodiest region in Great Britain, fought over by Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and James V.5/5(2).
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Children’s literature today is dominated by the gothic mode, and it is in children’s gothic fictions that we find the implications of cultural.This book uses the theme of 'debatable lands', to explore aspects of writing in the Romantic period. Walter Scott brought it to a wider public, and the phrase came to be applied to debates which were intellectual, political or artistic.
These debates are pursued in a collection of essays grouped under the headings such as 'Britain and Ireland'.Book review: The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England by Graham Robb This quirky account of the empty and overlooked borderland between England and Scotland is .