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Forest History : International Studies on Socioeconomic and Forest Ecosystem Change, IUFRO Research Series, No. 2

This text presents edited and revised versions of more than 30 papers selected from those presented at a major conference on History and Forest Resources. The conference was organized by the Italian Academy of Forestry Science and working group on Forest History Research Organisations (IUFRO)
eBook, English, 2000
CAB International, Wallingford, 2000
Conference papers and proceedings
1 online resource (432 pages)
9780851999319, 085199931X
IUFRO Research Series; Contributors; Preface; Introduction: Factors and Processes in the History of Forest Resources; 1 Les Ressources Forestières et le Développement Economique de la Vallée Mosane du 11e au 17e Siècle d'après l'Étude du Trafic Fluvial; 2 'The Coveted Tree': the Industrial Threat to the Vosges Forest in the 16th and 18th Centuries; 3 The War of the Plants: Botanical Exchange and Agricultural Conquest of the New World during Colonial Times; 4 The Historic Evolution of the Haitian Forest; 5 Forests and Forestry Culture in Tuscany in the 18th and 19th Centuries. 6 Earlier Images of the Amazon in the USA7 The Tree and the Machine: Manufacture, Communities and Institutions in the Woods of Southern Italy; 8 The Muniellos Forests (Asturias, Spain) in History; 9 Une Illusion Française: la Pénurie des Ressources Ligneuses, 1814-1914; 10 Shortage of Wood? Towards a New Approach in Forest History: the Palatinate in the 19th Century; 11 Socio-economic Development and Changing Mental Concepts (Re)shaping the Woods in a German Region of Low Mountain Ranges: Contributions of a Study on a Regional Level to the Discussion of Major Issu. 12 Historical Interactions Between Agricultural and Forest Utilization in the Austrian Alps and Their Impact on the Present Forest Condition13 Exploiting the Last Phase of the North European Timber Frontier for the International Market 1890-1914: an Economic-Historical Approach; 14 'Impossible' Roads and 'Inaccessible' Woods: Aspects and Problems of Wood Transport in the 18th Century, Southern Italy; 16 Social and Environmental Determining Factors of Forest Fire History: the Case of Eastern Andalusia, 1840-1890. 17 Common Woodlands in Mediterranean Societies: Commercial Management Versus Forms of Peasant Resistance in Andalusia (Spain), 1750-193018 Biodiversity Conservation in Central Himalaya: a People's Approach; 19 People's Struggle Against the Institution of Royal Forest Reserves in England in the 11th-14th Centuries; 20 In the Wood of Neglect; 21 Law, Forest Resources and Management of Territory in the Late Middle Ages: Woodlands in Tuscan Municipal Statutes; 22 A Brief History of Forest Changes in the Sila Greca Mountains; 23 Economic Culture and Forest Policy in Italy, 1861-1915. 24 Forest Policy and Public Forest Production in Spain, 1855-193625 Economic Policy and Forest Resources in Spain: the Case of the Province of Pontevedra, 1926-1956; 26 The Impact of Five Forest Commissions on the History and Practice of Forestry in British Columbia, Canada; 27 A Brief History of Italian Forest Policy; 28 A History of the French Coniferous Forest; 29 Imagining and Creating Forests in Britain, 1890-1939; 30 Some Aspects of Forest Management in Spain from the 16th to the 19th Century