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An Environmental History of Britain Since the Industrial Revolution

By: BW Clapp
268 pages, B/w photos, tabs, maps
An Environmental History of Britain
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  • An Environmental History of Britain ISBN: 9780582226265 Paperback Jun 1994 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 2-4 weeks
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About this book

This pioneering survey examines the effects upon the environment, done by, and since, the Industrial Revolution; how far our predecessors were aware of it, the steps they took and the gradual development of a wider concern for environmental issues.


List of Abbreviations. List of Illustrations. Acknowledgements. Preface. 1. Introduction. Part One: Pollution and amenity. 2. The age of smoke and smells. 3. From smoke abatement to global warming. 4. Water resources under strain. 5. Land loss and reclamation. 6. Towards a green and pleasant land. Part two: The Prodigal Economy - and its reform? 7. Energy. 8. Metals and minerals. 9. Any old iron? 10. By products. 11. Conclusion: economic growth and the environment. Index.

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By: BW Clapp
268 pages, B/w photos, tabs, maps
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'Clearly written, and innocent of scientific jargon, both natural and social, it will provide a good basic text not only for students of history, but also for those of geography, ecology, planning, and (one would like to hope) business studies.' Business Studies
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