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The Kent Downs

The Kent Downs (Paperback)

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Nestled within the heart of the county, sparsely and largely untouched by the pressures of the modern age, the Kent Downs are home to some of the most enchanting countryside in southern England. This book unravels the history of the area's settlement and colonisation, the inspiration it has given to poets, artists and authors, and the legacy of its rich and varied natural treasures; the rare and the commonplace; the peculiar and unique, the mysterious and the haunting. Having spent most of his life living and working in the countryside of the Kent Downs, Dan Tuson offers an intimate and inspiring exploration of this unique landscape. He is a regular contributor of articles and photographs to The Orchid magazine of the kent Downs Area of Outstanding Beauty organisation, many of which have been included within the book and illustrated wih the beautiful artwork of fellow contributors to The Orchid, Angel Design. Richly illustrated with over 100 stunning photographs in colour and monochrome, the book is a tribute to the many who have found solace and inspiration in the Kent Downs and will appeal to all those who visit, work or live in this cherished part of the county of Kent.

History & PoliticsLocal interest, family history & nostalgiaLocal historyNatural World & The EnvironmentThe natural world, country life & petsThe countryside, country life Publisher: The History Press Ltd Publication Date: 01/09/2007 ISBN-13: 9780752444055  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dan Tuson has spent most of life living and working in the Kent Downs. He has a MSc in Land Resource Management and has been employed as a Farm Conservation Advisor with DEFRA for the last six years. He was commissioned for photography work for the AONB and regularly writes columns for The Orchid magazine with a distribution of 70,000 copies. His photography appears on many websites and is of an exceptionally high standard.

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