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Man and the Natural World: Changing Attitudes in England 1500-1800

By: Keith Thomas (Author)

426 pages, illustrations

Penguin Books

Paperback | Apr 2011 | #507 | ISBN-13: 9780140146868
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An account of the changing attitudes in people towards nature and the environment between 1500-1800, and comparing and contrasting this with our present attitude towards it.

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Keith Thomas is a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He was formerly President of Corpus Christi College and, before that, Professor of Modern History and Fellow of St John's College. Religion and Decline of Magic, his first book, won one of the two Wolfson Literary Awards for History in 1972. He was knighted in 1988 for services to the study of history.

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