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People and Woods in Scotland: A History

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Product description

Very good condition paperback copy. Minimal shelf wear. Tight binding. Internally clean and bright.

This is a history of the trees, woodlands and forests of Scotland and of the people who used them. It begins 11,500 years ago when the ice sheet melted and trees such as hazel, pine, ash and oak returned, bringing with them first birds and mammals and, soon after, the first hunter-gathering humans. The book charts and explains the almost complete withdrawal of tree cover in Scotland over the following millennia, considers the revival of forests and woodlands in the twentieth century, and ends by examining the changes under way now.The book is intended for everyone interested in Scotland's natural history.

Item details

Author(s):
Smout, T. C.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24.2 x 17.3 x 1.5 cm
Edition:
2005
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0748617019
ISBN-13:
9780748617012
Number of pages:
244
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Title:
People and Woods in Scotland

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Very good condition paperback copy. Minimal shelf wear. Tight binding. Internally clean and bright.

This is a history of the trees, woodlands and forests of Scotland and of the people who used them. It begins 11,500 years ago when the ice sheet melted and trees such as hazel, pine, ash and oak returned, bringing with them first birds and mammals and, soon after, the first hunter-gathering humans. The book charts and explains the almost complete withdrawal of tree cover in Scotland over the following millennia, considers the revival of forests and woodlands in the twentieth century, and ends by examining the changes under way now.The book is intended for everyone interested in Scotland's natural history.

Author(s):
Smout, T. C.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24.2 x 17.3 x 1.5 cm
Edition:
2005
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0748617019
ISBN-13:
9780748617012
Number of pages:
244
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Title:
People and Woods in Scotland

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