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How the English Made the Alps
by Jim Ring
As the British Empire spread accross the globe during the 19th century, another quieter conquest was going on much nearer to home: grdually the English were taking over the Alps. This text explores the story of the English love affair with the Alps, from its beginnings in the early Romantic movement, through the days of the 1850s and 1860s and the formation of the Alpine ...more
Unknown Binding, 287 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by John Murray Publishers
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