Exploring Environmental History

Author: T. C Smout

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 074865397X

Category: History

Page: 256

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This volume brings together the best of T. C. Smout's recent articles and contributions to books and journals on the topic of environmental history.
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History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland 1500-1920

Author: Prof. T.C. Smout

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 0748637567

Category: Nature

Page: 434

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The first modern history of Scottish woodlands, this highly illustrated volume explores the changing relationship between trees and people from the time of Scotland's first settlement, focusing on the period 1500 to 1920. Drawing on work in natural science, geography and history, as well as on the authors' own research, it presents an accessible and readable account that balances social, economic and environmental factors. Two opening chapters describe the early history of the woodlands. The book is then divided into chapters that consider traditional uses and management, the impact of outsiders on the pine woods and the oakwoods in the first phase of exploitation, and the effect of industrialization. Separate chapters are devoted to case studies of management at Strathcarron, Glenorchy, Rothiemurchus, and on Skye.
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Fodor's Exploring Scotland

Author: Gilbert Summers,Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc. Staff

Publisher: Fodor's

ISBN: 9781400017720

Category: Travel

Page: 288

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Enhanced by full-color photography and detailed city and regional maps, these cultural guides furnish updated information on selective hotels, restaurants, landmarks, and side trips, along with cultural sidebars and anecdotes about local life, a special rating system for key destinations, and an easy-to-use alphabetical arrangement.
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Scottish Woodland History

Author: T. Christopher Smout

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 215

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"Scottish Woodland History relates the complex history of the Scottish native woodlands--both the old Caledonian pine forests and the deciduous woods--and how people have used and misused them over the centuries. The book illustrates the extraordinary variety and vibrancy of woodland research carried on in Scotland today, by all manner of people--ranging from practicing ecologists, foresters and conservations to academic archaeologists, palynologists and historians. "Scottish Woodland History reflects all of their concerns, but is unified by the contributors' love for the ancient woods of Scotland.
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A history of the native woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

Author: T. Christopher Smout,Alan R. MacDonald,Fiona J. Watson

Publisher: Edinburgh Univ Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 434

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The first modern history of Scottish woodlands, this highly illustrated volume explores the changing relationship between trees and people from the time of Scotland's first settlement, focusing on the period 1500 to 1920. Drawing on work in natural science, geography and history, as well as on the authors' own research, it presents an accessible and readable account that balances social, economic and environmental factors. Two opening chapters describe the early history of the woodlands. The book is then divided into chapters that consider traditional uses and management, the impact of outsiders on the pine woods and the oakwoods in the first phase of exploitation, and the effect of industrialization. Separate chapters are devoted to case studies of management at Strathcarron, Glenorchy, Rothiemurchus, and on Skye.
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