History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

Fiona Watson, T.C Smout, Alan R. Macdonald


the 1st smooth historical past of Scottish woodlands explores the altering courting among bushes and other people from the time of Scotland's first payment, targeting the interval 1500 to 1920. Drawing on paintings in usual technological know-how, geography and heritage, in addition to at the authors' personal examine, it provides an obtainable and readable account that balances social, financial and environmental elements. beginning chapters describe the early historical past of the woodlands. The e-book is then divided into chapters that think of conventional makes use of and administration, the effect of outsiders at the pine woods and the oakwoods within the first section of exploitation, and the impression of industrialisation. Separate chapters are dedicated to case experiences of administration at Strathcarron, Glenorchy, Rothiemurchus and on Skye.

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