Woods, Trees and Forests: A Social and Cultural History

Author(s): Watkins Charles

SCIENCE

Throughout human history our relationship with trees, woods and forests has remained central to the development of our technology, culture and expansion as a species. In this engaging book Charles Watkins examines and challenges our historical andmodern attitudes to wooded environments, and our continuing anxiety about humanity‚Äôs impact on these natural realms.

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Charles Watkins is professor of rural geography at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is coauthor of "Uvedale Price 1747 1829: Decoding the Picturesque" and "The British Arboretum: Science, Trees and Culture in the Nineteenth Century." "

General Fields

  • : 9781780236643
  • : Reaktion Books, Limited
  • : Reaktion Books, Limited
  • : September 2016
  • : 234mm X 156mm X 23mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Watkins Charles
  • : Paperback/Softcover
  • : 333.7509
  • : 312
  • : 112 illustrations, 14 in colour