Books by Patrick Wright:

The Village that Died for England

First published by Jonathan Cape, 1995
Paperback edition by Vintage, 1996
Expanded and revised edition, Faber and Faber, 2002.

Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
Map

PART ONE   NEW BENDS IN THE ROLLING ENGLISH ROAD
1. Two Views of a Damaged Hill
2. Reformation in the Park
3. Still Life in the Deserted Village (PDF Extract)

PART TWO   THE BATTLE OF BINDON HILL (1916-29)
4. First Sightings
5. Big Game Hunting in Wessex  (PDF Extract)
6. Lulworth’s Unpopular Front
7. Tanks Against Aspic
8. Emptying Out the Hollow Land
9. The Squire’s Last Stand

PART THREE    METAL IN THE TURF; THREE IMPROVING FUTURES FOR A LOST DOWNLAND VALLEY (1930-42)
10. Back to the Stone Age
11. Red Dawn12. Organic Revival
13. No Such Thing as a Dorset Nazi Party

PART FOUR   THE SCOURING OF TYNEHAM VALLEY (1943-61)
14. Evacuation
15. The Posthumous Charms of England’s Last Ditch

PART FIVE: SLUGGING IT OUT WITH THE TYNEHAM ACTION GROUP (1968-75)
16. May ‘68 – The Dorset Uprising
17. New Life for the Valley of Lost Causes
18. Liberationists Fall Out
19. They Came in Through the Bathroom Window: Refounding British Architecture in the Tyneham Gap
20. Thank God for the Silent Majority!

PART SIX:  AFTER THE GREAT DISILLUSIONMENT
21. Exile’s Reckoning
22. The Military Orchid