Topography and landscape history: the role of the Victoria County History

  title={Topography and landscape history: the role of the Victoria County History},
  author={J. Beckett},
  journal={Landscape History},
  pages={57 - 65}
ABSTRACT This paper examines the process whereby topographical historical writing has merged into landscape studies, and asks what the role of the Victoria County History was in this process? The author, who was Director and General Editor of the VCH 2005–10, sets into context the changing nature of VCH parish topographical entries and looks at how these have altered and developed through time as a result of both practical and academic shifts in thinking. Today's VCH still has its traditional… Expand
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