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Trees and Woodland in the British Landscape: The Complete History of Britain's Trees, Woods and Hedgerows

By: Oliver Rackham (Author)

234 pages, 23 b/w photos, illus, tabs, maps

Phoenix Publishers

Paperback | Feb 2001 | Edition: 2 | #82545 | ISBN: 1842124692
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About this book

Welcome return to print of this classic work on British woodland, first published in 1976. Like other books by this historian, Trees and Woodland in the British Landscape combines mastery of detail with wit and scholarship. More than a history of woodlands or a fieldwork guide to woodlands and the landscape, this edition has been updated in the light of recent research findings and new attitudes to conservation.


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Biography

An acknowledged authority on the countryside and its history, the late Dr Oliver Rackham carried out research in the Botany Department at Cambridge University, where he was a Fellow of Corpus Christi College.

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