The landscape has had a huge impact on the history of Liverpool and Merseyside. The ice age glaciers carved out the Rivers Mersey and Dee; the Sefton coast provided a perfect place for the earliest humans to hunt and gather food; and the Pool and the Mersey, and England's position on the coast gave King John the perfect base from which to launch his Irish campaigns. This book explores the landscapes from these earliest times, and charts the changing city right through to the present day. It explains why Liverpool looks the way it does today, and how clues in the modern landscape reveal details of its long history. You'll see how the landscape created Liverpool, and how in turn Liverpool recreated the landscape.
Martin Greaneygained a Masters in Archaeology and Landscape Archaeology and then worked as a field archaeologist for four years before moving to work for the National Monuments Record, part of English Heritage, from 2007 to 2011. Through his work he has made a career out of telling people about the history they can find through their own research. This is his first book."
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