Coverart for item
The Resource Thames : sacred river, Peter Ackroyd

Thames : sacred river, Peter Ackroyd

Label
Thames : sacred river
Title
Thames
Title remainder
sacred river
Statement of responsibility
Peter Ackroyd
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'The Thames' is about the river from source to sea. It covers history from prehistoric times onwards, the flora & fauna of the river, paintings & photographs inspired by the Thames, its geology, smells & colours, its literature, laws & landscape, its magic & myths, its architecture, trade & weather
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ackroyd, Peter
Dewey number
942.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DA670.T2
LC item number
A257 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rivers
  • Thames River (England)
  • Thames River (England)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Thames : sacred river, Peter Ackroyd
Link
http://digitool.hbz-nrw.de:1801/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=3825348
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 448-455) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The mirror of history -- The river as fact -- The river as metaphor -- The time of the river -- Father Thames -- Baptism -- The river of stone -- Birth -- Issuing forth -- The tributes -- Beginnings -- In the beginning -- The sacred lines -- The Battle of the Thames -- The sacred river -- Holy River -- Saints of the River -- Hail Holy River, Mother of Grace -- The ruins -- Liquid history -- Elemental and equal -- The waters of life -- The leveller -- The working river -- River boat -- The bridges of contentment and the tunnels of darkness -- River law -- The criminal element -- The workers of the river -- The natives -- The river of trade -- The trade of the world -- The river of immensity -- Steam and speed -- The natural river -- "Hey ho, the wind and the rain" -- The ancient trees -- "And after many a summer dies the swan" -- A stream of pleasure -- Drink your fill -- Going up the river -- Garden of delight -- Filthy river -- "All alive! Alive! Alive, O!" -- The healing spring -- The healing water -- The light of the Thames -- The river of art -- Thames art -- The words of the river -- The song of the river -- Shadows and depths -- River dreams -- Legends of the river -- The river of death -- The offerings -- Head of the river -- The river of death -- The river's end -- Downriver
Control code
ocn137313198
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 490 pages
Isbn
9780701172848
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780701172848
Other physical details
illustrations maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780701172848
  • (OCoLC)137313198
Label
Thames : sacred river, Peter Ackroyd
Link
http://digitool.hbz-nrw.de:1801/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=3825348
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 448-455) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The mirror of history -- The river as fact -- The river as metaphor -- The time of the river -- Father Thames -- Baptism -- The river of stone -- Birth -- Issuing forth -- The tributes -- Beginnings -- In the beginning -- The sacred lines -- The Battle of the Thames -- The sacred river -- Holy River -- Saints of the River -- Hail Holy River, Mother of Grace -- The ruins -- Liquid history -- Elemental and equal -- The waters of life -- The leveller -- The working river -- River boat -- The bridges of contentment and the tunnels of darkness -- River law -- The criminal element -- The workers of the river -- The natives -- The river of trade -- The trade of the world -- The river of immensity -- Steam and speed -- The natural river -- "Hey ho, the wind and the rain" -- The ancient trees -- "And after many a summer dies the swan" -- A stream of pleasure -- Drink your fill -- Going up the river -- Garden of delight -- Filthy river -- "All alive! Alive! Alive, O!" -- The healing spring -- The healing water -- The light of the Thames -- The river of art -- Thames art -- The words of the river -- The song of the river -- Shadows and depths -- River dreams -- Legends of the river -- The river of death -- The offerings -- Head of the river -- The river of death -- The river's end -- Downriver
Control code
ocn137313198
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 490 pages
Isbn
9780701172848
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780701172848
Other physical details
illustrations maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780701172848
  • (OCoLC)137313198

Library Locations

    • CLEVELAND/Main LibraryBorrow it
      325 Superior Ave., N.E., Cleveland, OH, 44114, US
      41.501174 -81.69177499999999
Processing Feedback ...