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Food, Farming and the Countryside: Past, Present and Future

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By: David Charles

Nottingham University Press

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #135917 | ISBN: 1897676484
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Explores the story of the development of farming in Britain, of key formative events, both technical and social, and of its colourful characters and heroes. Deals with the development of food and agriculture during the period of written history and with the ancient origins of animal and crop husbandry. Also discusses the development of the intensive sectors.


Chronology of food and agriculture *Introduction *Agriculture, food and everyday life in Britain *From hunter gatherer to farmer *The intensive livestock industries *Agriculture, food and countryside: past, present and future *Epilogue *Index

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