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Scottish Mammals.

Author: Robin Hull
Publisher: Edinburgh : Birlinn, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scotland is a treasure-chest of natural history, but it also offers a wealth of wonderful literature about its wild creatures. Delving into Robin Hull's own experience of the mammals in Scotland and drawing on the texts of many of the great Scottish natural history writers, this book, the first of its kind, examines the historical and cultural relationship between humans and mammals in Scotland over the last 10,000  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hull, Robin.
Scottish Mammals.
Edinburgh : Birlinn, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Hull
ISBN: 9780857905451 0857905457
OCLC Number: 818865454
Description: 1 online resource (670 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; A note on the text; Part I; Before Christ; The Credulous Ages: First to sixteenth century; The dawn of science: Seventeenth to mid eighteenth century; Enlightenment: Mid eighteenth to mid nineteenth century; The time of slaughter: Mid nineteenth to mid twentieth century; The age of environmental threat: Mid twentieth century onwards; Part II; Insectivora; mole; shrews; hedgehog; Chiroptera (bats); Lagomorpha; rabbit; hares; Rodentia; squirrels; dormouse; voles; mice; rats; beaver; Carnivora; cats. Mustelidsdogs; bear; Pinnipedia; seals; walrus; Artiodactyla; boar; deer; wild cow; Cetacea; dolphins; whales; Part III; The future; Appendix; Bibliography; Index of animals; Index of people; Index of Scottish place names.

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