Improving the Nation

slack_imageIn his new book, The Invention of Improvement, Paul Slack sets out to do two things: first, to trace the ‘notion of improvement’ in seventeenth-century ‘public discourse’ (vii) in England; and seco…

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  1. This sounds rather academic in content, but I like the comparison of England and Holland during that period. For someone who now lives in Norfolk, those Dutch connections are very apparent today, from gable-end architecture, to man-made waterways.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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