I Believe In Yesterday (Heftet)

A 2000 year Tour through the Filth and Fury of Living History

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Antall sider: 256
Forlag: Vintage Publishing
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780099492986
Kategori: Kulturhistorie
Omtale I Believe In Yesterday
In 1989, Tim Moore moved into the last house in Chiswick with an outside toilet. Intrigued by a subsequent encounter with an elderly former resident, he finds himself inspired to travel back to the land before now, experiencing the hardships and pleasures enjoyed and endured by Moores gone by.

The journey that follows takes him through the world of historical re-enactment: living on bramble leaves, Johnny cake and porridge, Moore travels from the Iron Age to the Steam Age, from Roman legionary to Tudor master to Yankee spy, sharing straw beds and daft hats with period obsessives driven by socio-historical curiosity, disillusionment with the modern world, or a simple nostalgia for campfires, flatulence and brutality.

I Believe in Yesterday is an odyssey through 2,000 years of filth and fury, to a time where men were men, the nights were black, the world was your outside toilet and everything tasted faintly of leeks.

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