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Debatable lands

Debatable lands

an anthology of modern world writing

by

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Published by Panurge Publishing in Brampton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, English -- 20th century -- Collections.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John Murray.
    SeriesPanurge anthology -- no.21.
    ContributionsMurray, John, 1950-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination200p. ;
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21755296M
    ISBN 101898984050
    OCLC/WorldCa31357184

    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.


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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 piece in the puzzle of British history. 16 pages of black and white illustrations/5(69). ‘A book worth Debatable lands book 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’ Debatable lands book.

This vision of the reivers worked Debatable lands book 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 the 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, Debatable lands book 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.

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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.

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Debatable Lands. By Anna Jackson. Paperback $ Hardback $ eBook $ ISBN Published by Routledge Pages - 1 B/W Illustrations Book Description. 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.

The Debatable Land The Lost World Between Scotland and England (Book): Robb, Graham: Explores the history of the Debatable Land, the former buffer between Scotland and England and once upon a time the bloodiest region in the country.

The Debatable Lands comprised a small lozenge-shaped piece of land about 10miles long by 4 miles wide on the England/Scotland Border situated a bit North of Carlisle and West of the A7.

If you visit Scotland coming up the M6 the A7 is the route through Hawick to Edinburgh. 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.

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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. 'The Debatable Land' probes the history of a chink in the Scottish-English border British historian Graham Robb explores the land that once supported the descendents of.

It is appropriate that an author with such a surname should write a history of the area known as the Debatable Land. Graham Robb’s subject is the rural region that straddles a small portion of. Get this from a library. Romanticism's debatable lands. [Claire Lamont; Michael Rossington;] -- Using the theme of 'debatable lands', a term first applied to disputed parts of the Anglo-Scottish border, this book explores aspects of writing in the Romantic period.

These debates are pursued in a. Rich in detail and epic in scope, The Debatable Land provides a crucial, missing piece in the puzzle of British history. About the Author Best-selling author Graham Robb was born in Manchester in and is a former Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford.

The Debatable Land in question – ‘debatable’ in this context actually means land that is good for fattening cattle - was some 50 square miles, which was fiercely fought over by the monarchs 7/ 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.

The Debatable Land has excellent illustrations and indices. Elegant and with learning lightly worn, it is, in every respect, an exemplary and topical book, a perfect paradigm of its kind. -- Ross Leckie * Country Life * An original and surprising book /5().

Scotland: The 'debatable lands' take on a new significance The Scottish Borders have a turbulent history but, as the independence referendum nears, Mark Rowe finds them to be a picture of tranquil.

‘A book worth reading’ Andrew Marr, Sunday TimesThe 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.

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