Rural Change and Planning: England and Wales in the Twentieth Century
This book provides a critical overview of rural change over the eighty years since the outbreak of the Great War, making clear the historical origins of present-day policy. It also provides a structural integration for the many diverse themes which must be interwoven in order to understand current conditions in the countryside.
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1 TWENTIETHCENTURY THEMES
2 THE COUNTRYSIDE IN 1914
3 THE HIATUS OF WAR 19141918
4 THE INTERWAR YEARS
PLANNING THE COUNTRYSIDE 19391945
6 PLANNING FOR AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY IN THE POSTWAR WORLD
7 RURAL ECONOMIC CHANGE AND POLICY SINCE 1945
activity agricultural amenity argued authorities Britain British building cent centres chapter Cherry cities concern Country Planning country’s Countryside Commission countryside recreation County Council decades Development Commission early economic employment England and Wales environmental example farmers farming forestry Forestry Commission green belt growth important improvement increased increasingly industry inter-war interest issues labour Lake District land use planning landowners landscape legislation linked lobby major Nature Conservancy Nature Conservancy Council nineteenth century North York Moors Orwin particularly pattern period planning system political population post-war pressure problems production programme protection role rural areas rural communities Rural Development Rural Development Commission rural England rural housing rural land rural planning schemes Scott Committee Scott Report Second World Second World War sector seen settlement Sheail significant social structure Town and Country Town Planning twentieth century University of Reading urban village wartime Wibberley Wye College