Jim Ring tells the story of the English love affair with the Alps, from its beginnings in the early Romantic movement, through the formation of the Alpine Club, to the interwar years and the development of downhill skiing.
How the English Made the Alps Summary
How the English Made the Alps by Jim Ring
The remarkable story of the English love affair with the Alps.
How the English Made the Alps Reviews
'A fascinating and well-researched history of the rise and fall of the English in the Alps' -- Daily Mail
About Jim Ring
Jim Ring's biography of Erskine Childers, author of The Riddle of the Sands, won the Marsh Prize for Biography in 1996. He is married with a daughter and son, and lives on the north Norfolk coast.
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