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Atkins, P. J. (Peter J.)

Overview
Works: 25 works in 44 publications in 1 language and 941 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HD9000.5, 363.809
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Most widely held works by P. J Atkins
Food in society : economy, culture, geography by P. J Atkins( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Food is a massive industry and the many key players involved have very different interests. In wealthy nations those interests can range from corporate survival and maintaining profitability in markets with limited demand, to promoting a healthy diet and ensuring food safety. For the poor, the emphasis is all too often on simply getting enough to eat. As information technology and biotechnology are set to revolutionize the food system, it is essential to understand the broad context in which the different players operate, so that everyone - both rich and poor - can enjoy a safe, secure and sustainable food supply
People, land and time : an historical introduction to the relations between landscape, culture and environment by P. J Atkins( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This major new text provides an introduction to the interaction of culture and society with the landscape and environment. It offers a broad-based view of this theme by drawing upon the varied traditions of landscape interpretation, from the traditional cultural geography of scholars such as Carl Sauer to the 'new' cultural geography which has emerged in the 1990s. The book comprises three major, interwoven strands. First, fundamental factors such as environmental change and population pressure are addressed in order to sketch the contextual variables of landscapes production. Second, the evol
Agriculture and food by P. J Atkins( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assistance to prospecting and mining by P. J Atkins( Book )

2 editions published between 1919 and 1920 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liquid materialities : a history of milk, science and the law by P. W Atkins( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a food, milk has been revered and ignored, respected and feared. This is a history of two centuries of struggle to bring it under control, to manipulate its naturally variable composition and, as a result, to redraw the boundaries between nature and society
Geography in higher education : a guide for intending students by P. J Atkins( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toxic torts : arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh and the legal geographies of responsibility by P. J Atkins( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The compilation and reliability of London directories by P. J Atkins( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Durham geographical fieldwork( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Glasgow case : meat, disease and regulation, 1889-1924 by P.J Atkins( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The charmed circle : von Thünen and agriculture around nineteenth century London by P.J Atkins( )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The long view bad cows and Englishmen( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jonathan Freedland reports from Oak Farm in Cheshire on the current BSE crisis and relates it to the some 800,000 deaths from milk-borne bovine tuberculosis between 1850-1960
Peaceful uses of nuclear explosives. Review Paper No. 2. ground motion and seismic damage from underground nuclear explosions by P. J Atkins( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Durham Geography fieldwork( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Operation flood: dairy development in India by P. J Atkins( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Documents & sources: London's suburban directories, 1827-circa 1975 by P. J Atkins( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The directories of London, 1677-1987 by P. J Atkins( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The retail milk trade in London, c. 1790-1914 by P. J Atkins( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The growth of London's railway mille trade, c. 1845-1914 by P. J Atkins( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ground motion and seismic damage from underground nuclear explosions( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Food in society : economy, culture, geography
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People, land and time : an historical introduction to the relations between landscape, culture and environmentAgriculture and foodLiquid materialities : a history of milk, science and the law