- Author:Abaitua Matthew De
- Publisher:Hamish Hamilton UK; 1 edition (August 23, 2011)
- Pages:240 pages
- Subcategory:Hiking & Camping
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Matthew de Abaitua has written an idiosyncratic take on modern camping, specifically looking at the UK, US and Germany.
Matthew de Abaitua has written an idiosyncratic take on modern camping, specifically looking at the UK, US and Germany. The subtitle promises a history, but apart from the obligatory nod to stone age man in the opening chapter and the occasional mention of ancient military camps, this book only reaches back to the early nineteenth century, and then with a very selective touch. It is mainly about organised camping, that new form of recreation that began to appear two centuries ago and which has arisen alongside increases in wealth. In the pre-modern world, in many poor countries today, and for.
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The Art of Camping book. As with many great books that are ostensibly about one thing (camping in this instance), in many ways it is also about everything.
Matthew De Abaitua - The Art of Camping. It’s a fine writer indeed who can seem authoritative, approachable and just great fu. Metro ‘A gem of a book. Does for camping what Roger Deakin did for wild swimming.
com, provide amusing and useful information on where and how to camp in Britain
com, provide amusing and useful information on where and how to camp in Britain. He is also the compere of the Free University of Glastonbury and the author of the novel The Red Men, which was shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award and is currently being made into a film by Shynola. Matthew lives with his wife Cath and young family in Sussex.
Matthew De Abaitua (born 1971) is a British writer . He is a lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Essex. This section is empty. The Idler's Companion: An anthology of Lazy Literature, 4th Estate, 1996. "Matthew De Abaitua". Flood, Alison (21 May 2015). Will Self's 'amanuensis' to publish memoir of working for the novelist".
by Matthew De Abaitua. Select Format: Paperback. ISBN13:9780241953877. Country of Publication. CAMPING means different things to different people
By Matthew De Abaitua. Hamish Hamilton; 294 pages; £1. 9. CAMPING means different things to different people. For nomads, such as the Qashqai, Bedouin or Sioux, it is a way of life. For soldiers it is a solution to living in the field. For recreational campers it is about freedom, self-sufficiency and a re-engagement with the outdoors- a way of compensating for the enervations of urban life.