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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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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
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
OCLC Number: 748826805
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 8 août 2011).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Preface --
1 Histories of Their Time --
Introduction --
A Twentieth-Century Conspectus --
2 The Management of Change --
Introduction --
Housing and Town Planning --
Local Planning --
National Planning --
Political Laboratories --
A Vision Lost --
3 Nature Incorporated --
Introduction --
The Sanitary Authorities --
Sewering the Suburbs --
New Towns and Oysters --
The Multi-Purpose Use of Water --
4 New Beginnings in Forestry --
Introduction --
The Forest Authority --
Forest Parks --
Multi-Purpose Forestry --
5 A Third Force --
Introduction --
The Agricultural Context --
National Parks --
Nature Reserves --
Coastal Preservation --
The Challenge of Leisure --
6 Environmental Conservation --
Introduction --
Agricultural Improvement --
Arresting 'the Engine of Destruction' --
Towards 'Creative Conservation' --
7 Transport and the Environment --
Introduction --
'Mixed Blessing' --
London's Third Airport --
Commercial Pipelines --
The Pipe-Lines Act --
Environmental Assessment --
8 Environmental Hazards --
Introduction --
Dereliction --
Before 'Silent Spring' --
Air Quality --
9 The Century of the Environment --
Introduction --
Raising Awareness --
'Movers and Shakers' --
Bibliography --
Index.
Other Titles: Environmental history of 20th century Britain
Responsibility: John Sheail.

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