Paths to the Past : Encounters with Britain's Hidden Landscapes by Francis Pryor 9780141985664

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


Delve into Britain's hidden histories with "Paths to the Past" by renowned archaeologist Francis Pryor. This captivating book takes you on a journey through the nation's forgotten landscapes, from the windswept ruins of Whitby Abbey to the long-abandoned navvy camps that once housed the workers who carved railways through the countryside. With a lifetime of excavation experience, Pryor unearths the stories buried beneath the surface, revealing the natural and human processes that have sculpted these places over centuries.

Francis Pryor is one of Britain's most respected archaeologists and authors, known for his insightful and accessible books that bring the past vividly to life. With a deft touch and an eye for detail, he weaves together archaeology, history, and personal anecdotes to create a rich tapestry celebrating the nation's diverse landscapes and the people who have inhabited them. "Paths to the Past" is a must-read for anyone fascinated by the hidden depths of Britain's countryside and cities.

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