By Tom Williamson
While few specific surveys of fauna or vegetation exist in England from the interval prior to the 19th century, it truly is attainable to mix the facts of old resources (ranging from video game books, diaries, churchwardens' money owed or even folks songs) and our wider wisdom of previous land use and panorama, with modern analyses made via smooth common scientists, in an effort to version the placement at a variety of instances and areas within the extra distant prior. This well timed quantity encompasses either rural and concrete environments from 1650 to the mid-twentieth century, drawing on a wide selection of social, ancient and ecological assets. It examines the influence of social and fiscal business enterprise at the English panorama, biodiversity, the rural revolution, landed estates, the arrival of large-scale and the expansion of cities and suburbs. It additionally develops an unique viewpoint at the complexity and ambiguity of man/animal relationships during this post-medieval period.
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An Environmental History of Wildlife in England 1650 - 1950 by Tom Williamson