Author

William George Hoskins

English local historian (1908-1992) who founded the first university department of English Local History

1908   -   1992

country of citizenship: United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
language of expression: English
educated at: University of Exeter
occupation: historian, television presenter
award received: Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Fellow of the British Academy

William George Hoskins CBE FBA (22 May 1908 – 11 January 1992) was an English local historian who founded the first university department of English Local History. His great contribution to the study of history was in the field of landscape history. Hoskins demonstrated the profound impact of human activity on the evolution of the English landscape in a pioneering book: The Making of the English Landscape. His work has had lasting influence in the fields of local and landscape history and historical and environmental conservation.
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works

11

Essays in Leicestershire History

book published in 1950

author: William George Hoskins

1950

Two Thousand Years in Exeter

book published in 1960

author: William George Hoskins

1960

English Landscapes

author: William George Hoskins

Devon

author: William George Hoskins

Old Devon

author: William George Hoskins

Devon

author: William George Hoskins

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