The History of the Countryside

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Dent, 1986 - Science - 445 pages
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From its earliest origins to the present day, Oliver Rackham describes the endlessly changing character of Britain's countryside.

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Review: Phoenix: The History of the Countryside: The Classic History of Britain's Landscape, Flora and Fauna

User Review  - dragonhelmuk - Goodreads

Rackham is basically the greatest environmental geographer the world has ever seen. The book is dense and takes ages, but what you see when you look at the countryside, especially trees and fields ... Read full review

Review: Phoenix: The History of the Countryside: The Classic History of Britain's Landscape, Flora and Fauna

User Review  - Jim Jones - Goodreads

an essential guide to the natural and man made features of the British Countryside. A refernce tome I'm always coming back to.. Read full review

Contents

Historical methods and the use of evidence
6
Conservation
25
Extinctions and new arrivals
31
Copyright

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About the author (1986)

Rackham is a botanist in the department of forestry and is fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

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