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A future for our countryside

Author: John Blunden; Nigel Curry
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York : B. Blackwell in association with the Countryside Commission, 1988
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Britain's countryside is undergoing a radical transformation. As technology increases agricultural yields and European Community subsidies are restricted, much of our farmland will soon no longer be required. This book looks at what we should do with this surplus land.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Blunden; Nigel Curry
ISBN: 0631162720 9780631162728
OCLC Number: 18134203
Description: xv, 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: From the changing countryside to a changing policy response; countering the food problem - too little action for too much food; expanding forestry and woodland - barking up the wrong tree?; a more flexible system for planning and development?; diversifying the rural economy - the real stimulus to rural wealth?; increased rural leisure - recreation for all?; "conservation - more Than appeasement"; new rural policies to the turn of the century - is the sum greater than the parts?
Responsibility: John Blunden & Nigel Curry.

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