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Author Jacqueline Yallop Published by Vintage ISBN 9780099584636 EAN 9780099584636 Bic Code Cover Paperback

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20 years ago, Jacqueline Yallop began her working life leading guided walks at a small village high in the fells of the North Pennines. Built by philanthropic employers for families working the lead mines, the isolated settlement was one of a network of ‘model’ villages which sprang up across Britain during the 18th and 19th centuries. In this work, she visits, and re-visits, some of these utopian experiments to explore their rich histories and to understand the social, political and cultural contexts from which they emerged.