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  • Author:
    Ian G Simmons
  • ISBN:
    0748617302
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    978-0748617302
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    Edinburgh University Press; 1 edition (October 2, 2003)
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    288 pages
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    Earth Sciences
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This is a history of the moorlands and the part they have played in English .

This is a history of the moorlands and the part they have played in English and Welsh history over ten millennia. Ian Simmons draws on natural science, archaeology, social history and historical geography, as well as his own forty years of exploring and studying the moorlands. He describes their origins and how they changed under the impact of human and natural forces. The book begins by offering a concise understanding of their physical and natural characteristics.

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Ian Simmons draws on natural science, archaeology, social history and . The twentieth-century's renewed impetus for environmental management and conservation brings the story near to the present.

Ian Simmons draws on natural science, archaeology, social history and historical geography, as well as his own forty years of exploring and studying the moorlands.

Personal Name: Simmons, I. G. (Ian Gordon), 1937 . (Ian Gordon), 1937-. Publication, Distribution, et. Edinburgh On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners. Download book The moorlands of England and Wales : an environmental history 8000 BC to AD 2000, .

and Wales: An environmental history 8000 BC to AD 2000. Authors and Affiliations. Cite this chapter as: Simmons .

The Moorlands of England and Wales: An environmental history 8000 BC to AD 2000. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Thirgood, S. Redpath, S. Haydon, D. Rothery, . Newton, I. and Hudson, P. J. (2000). 2005) The Moorlands of England and Wales: Histories and Narratives. In: Humphrys . Williams M. (eds) Presenting and Representing Environments. The GeoJournal Library, vol 81.

Courses which deal with environmental history have long lacked a comprehensive overview. I. Simmons has made a significant contribution with a book that looks at the long-term history of environment and humanity from 10,000 BC to AD 2000.

An Environmental History 8000 BC–AD 2000, Edinburgh University Press, 2003.

G. This far-reaching text considers the global picture and recognises the contributions of many disciplines including the natural sciences, the social sciences, and increasingly, the humanities. An Environmental History of Great Britain from 10,000 years ago to the Present, Edinburgh University Press, 2001; The Moorlands of England and Wales. An Environmental History 8000 BC–AD 2000, Edinburgh University Press, 2003.

I. Simmons, The Moorlands of England and Wales: An Environmental History 8000 BC to AD 2000 (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2001), and An Environmental History of Great Britain (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2003). Citation: Edmund N. Todd.

This is a history of the moorlands and the part they have played in English and Welsh history over ten millennia. Ian Simmons combines the perspectives of natural science, archaeology, social history and historical geography, and draws on forty years of exploring and studying the moorlands. Starting with a description of their origins and how they have changed under the impact of human and natural forces, Simmons shows how perceptions of the moors have been influenced by writers, artists and the media (and how they have been inspired by the moors), and how these perceptions have resulted in great changes in attitudes to moorland use and management.The book begins by offering some concise understanding of the physical and natural characteristics of moorlands. It then gives an account of how hunter-gatherers of the Mesolithic period altered their surroundings using fire. It describes how millennia of agricultural production wrought distinctive moorland landscapes and how these in turn were affected an