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Muir, Richard 1943-

Overview
Works: 94 works in 368 publications in 2 languages and 9,213 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Aerial views  Popular works  Fiction  Encyclopedias  Aerial photographs 
Roles: Author, Editor, zxx
Classifications: JC319, 942
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Most widely held works about Richard Muir
 
Most widely held works by Richard Muir
The English village by Richard Muir( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern political geography by Richard Muir( Book )

40 editions published between 1975 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History from the air by Richard Muir( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cambridge University Collection of Air Photographs
The National Trust guide to Dark Age and medieval Britain, 400-1350 by Richard Muir( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics, geography and behaviour by Richard Muir( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The villages of England by Richard Muir( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The National Trust guide to prehistoric and Roman Britain by Richard Muir( Book )

9 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riddles in the British landscape by Richard Muir( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approaches to landscape by Richard Muir( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Approaches to Landscape introduces and explores the main perspectives in this increasingly popular field of study. The book ranges widely across disciplines, tracing the evolution of ideas about landscape and the contributions of, among others, landscape historians, landscape archaeologists, human geographers, psychologists, art historians and political scientists. The author pays particular attention to the divergence of approaches between those who apply technical expertise to investigating the development of human-made landscapes and those who are concerned with landscape in its subjective role." "Written in an accessible style and illustrated throughout with relevant photographs, maps and diagrams, Approaches to Landscape will be a standard text for students of landscape, geography, archaeology and local history, but will also appeal to anyone interested in the interaction between humans and the landscape."--Jacket
Political geography : a new introduction by Richard Muir( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Written from a humanistic perspective, Political Geography: A New Introduction explores the effects of the economic globalisation process, showing how it challenges the survival of the sovereign nation-state and how it may be encouraging the development of new political associations at a localised as well as at a transnational level. The unexpected eruption of separatist movements among national minorities is examined, as well as the more intimate identifications associated with the politics of place. The failure of attempts to transplant the European nation-state system to parts of the colonial world is discussed in a chapter which focuses on the current plight of the 'collapsed' states of Africa. The recent revival of interest in geopolitics is described, with a review of the history of the approach and an exploration of the new 'critical geopolitics'. Special emphasis is given to the politics of the environment and the ways in which the environmental movement has been poorly served by the political structures and division of political power in the twentieth-century world. The book concludes with an overview of the 'New Political Order' and the changes engendered by the collapse of the Soviet bloc."--Jacket
Landscape and nature photography by Richard Muir( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lost villages of Britain by Richard Muir( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new reading the landscape : fieldwork in landscape history by Richard Muir( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As well as covering villages, woodlands and roads, this text explores how landscape features are human ideas made manifest - boundary walls and hedges reflect territoriality, churches reflect belief and castles reflect the need for defence
The stones of Britain by Richard Muir( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visions of the past by Christopher Taylor( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shell guide to reading the landscape by Richard Muir( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landscape encyclopaedia : a reference guide to the historic landscape by Richard Muir( Book )

11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text is a useful reference tool for anyone with a serious interest in Britain and Ireland's historic landscapes. It contains over 1200 entries providing explanations of the major terms, features and ideas discussed in landscape history and archaeology
The miniature man : a novel by Richard Muir( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When young Marcy arrived at the St. Francis Sanitarium, a horrific experience had left her without any memories - without an identity. In an effort to learn more about the mysterious adolescent, her caretakers put her under hypnosis. But the treatment throws Marcy further inside herself, into the world of the Miniature Man, gatekeeper to her past. Julian Papp was well aware of the life he lost before he came to St. Francis. He was a chess prodigy, unbeatable because of the level of concentration he could achieve during a game. Epileptic seizures brought an end to his success, leaving him in a deep depression and lashing out at others. When the two meet, Julian finds a new obsession to match his passion for chess - curing Marcy. Together, they push the boundaries of memory and form a bond beyond their understanding
Traveller's history of Britain and Ireland by Richard Muir( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient trees, living landscapes by Richard Muir( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The new reading the landscape : fieldwork in landscape history
Alternative Names
Muir, R.

Languages
English (204)

Spanish (4)

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Approaches to landscapePolitical geography : a new introductionThe lost villages of BritainThe new reading the landscape : fieldwork in landscape historyLandscape encyclopaedia : a reference guide to the historic landscapeThe miniature man : a novelAncient trees, living landscapes