Thatchers and Thatching

Thatchers and Thatching

by JudyE.Nash (Author)

Synopsis

This book provides a social history of thatchers and thatching through the ages, from Stone age roundhouses to thatched estates. The book offers the reader an appreciation of the craft, the man and his materials. This book explores the lives of those connected with the industry and explains how they were affected by two world wars, the Industrial Revolution, the 19th century social upheaval, changes in marsh and woodland management and, most of all, fashion.

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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: Batsford Ltd
Published: 05 Feb 1992

ISBN 10: 0713464585
ISBN 13: 9780713464580