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A Hare-Marked Moon - From Bhutan to Yorkshire: The Story of an English Stupa - cover

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A Hare-Marked Moon - From Bhutan to Yorkshire: The Story of an English Stupa

David Lascelles

Publisher: Unbound

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Harewood House is a Grade I listed country estate that attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. It is celebrated for its 1,000-acre gardens designed by Capability Brown, which are considered a classic example of English landscape architecture.David Lascelles is a prominent voice raising awareness of Britain's historic role in the slave trade, speaking regularly on the subject in the media.He also chairs the Harewood House Trust, which aims to use the estate's buildings and collection to educate the public about Britain's colonial past.The book features more than fifty black and white images integrated throughout, and a colour plate section.For fans of travel writing about the Himalayas such as Land of the Dawn-lit Mountains by Andrea Bolingbroke-Kent and White Mountain by Robert Twigger; and fans of stories about archetypal English landscapes being put to interesting and reparative uses, such as Tree by Isabella Wild.

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