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  - Andrew Staples - Goodreads

Very few academic books win literary awards. This one did - the 1986 Angel Literary Award - in addition to little things like the Natural World Book if the Year Award. Rackham is a master of his field ... 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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