World Film Locations: Venice

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Intellect Books, 2002 - Motion picture locations - 127 pages
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Somerset is a county of contrasts. Flat moors that hide evidence of the lives of centuries past lie beside abrupt hills cleft by nature into crannies and caves. Somerset has seen both the first flickering light of Christianity and the darkness of war when men fought their own neighbours. World-famous prosperous industries exit in the midst of rich dairy pastures stretching to the horizon.
  

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Contents

County of Contrast
Saints and Sheepskin Boots
13
Philanthropists and Factories
31
Battlefields and Burnt Cakes
39
Red Apples and Rough Justice
49
MarshMen and Milk Churns
61
Danes and Dairymaids
71
Four Bs and the Severn Sea
79
Singing Boys and Ringing Swans
103
H G and the Hag
115
Alfred and the Archangel
121
Saxon Kings and Strawberries
133
Slaves and Sunday Schools
141
The Curate and the Cavemen
149
Fairy Toot and Fat Trout
153
Conclusion
161

Cinderella and Sandcastles
89
Benedictines and Babycham
97
Acknowledgements
164
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About the author (2002)

Michael Pigott is assistant professor of video art and digital media at the University of Warwick.

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