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An environmental history of twentieth-century Britain

Author: John Sheail
Publisher: Houndmills, basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2002.
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"An Environmental History of Twentieth Century Britain" provides an introduction to the policy making designed to protect and enhance the rural and urban environments of 20th-century Britain. Sheail illustrates how some of the most pressing concerns came to be recognized, and a response made. Policy making is reviewed within the wider context of a growing awareness of the role of environmental issues in the creation  Read more...
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Sheail, John.
Environmental history of twentieth-century Britain.
Houndmills, basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2002
(DLC) 2001053155
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Sheail
ISBN: 0333949803 9780333949801 0333949811 9780333949818 1403940363 9781403940360 1280219734 9781280219733
OCLC Number: 70720491
Description: 1 online resource (x, 306 pages)
Contents: 1. Histories of Their Time --
2. The Management of Change --
3. Nature Incorporated --
4. New Beginnings in Forestry --
5.A Third Force --
6. Environmental Conservation --
7. Transport and the Environment --
8. Environmental Hazards --
9. The Century of the Environment.
Other Titles: Environmental history of 20th century Britain
Responsibility: John Sheail.
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