Rural Change and Planning: England and Wales in the Twentieth Century

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Routledge, Dec 16, 2003 - Architecture - 206 pages
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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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Contents

1 TWENTIETHCENTURY THEMES
1
2 THE COUNTRYSIDE IN 1914
10
3 THE HIATUS OF WAR 19141918
28
4 THE INTERWAR YEARS
38
PLANNING THE COUNTRYSIDE 19391945
61
6 PLANNING FOR AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY IN THE POSTWAR WORLD
78
7 RURAL ECONOMIC CHANGE AND POLICY SINCE 1945
95
8 COUNTRYSIDE RECREATION AND LANDSCAPE PROTECTION SINCE 1945
110
9 RURAL COMMUNITIES SINCE 1945
137
POSTWAR PURSUIT OF OBJECTIVES
156
THREADS IN THE PATTERN
174
Bibliography
183
Subject Index
201
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