Albion - The Origins of the English Imagination

Author(s): Peter Ackroyd

United Kingdom

This title covers the whole of English cultural history from its roots in the Anglo-Saxon period, through the centuries, to numerous examples from contemporary times. Explorations include: forgery and plagerism; ruins and antiquarianism; the English love of miniatures; and drag acts and eccentrics.

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781856197212
  • : Chatto & Windus
  • : Chatto & Windus
  • : January 2002
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Peter Ackroyd
  • : Hardback
  • : very good
  • : 516