British Isles: A Natural History [NOOK Book]

Overview

Accompanying a major new BBC1 series presented by Alan Titchmarsh, British Isles: A Natural History is a fascinating journey through the natural history of Britain from its birth to the present day.





Written in Alans uniquely readable style, the book chronicles the different periods in Britain's evolution, exploring everything from the ...

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British Isles: A Natural History

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Overview

Accompanying a major new BBC1 series presented by Alan Titchmarsh, British Isles: A Natural History is a fascinating journey through the natural history of Britain from its birth to the present day.





Written in Alans uniquely readable style, the book chronicles the different periods in Britain's evolution, exploring everything from the geology and geography to the flora and fauna that make up the diverse landscapes of the British Isles. It also includes a gazetteer section detailing where you can explore for yourself Britain's natural treasures.





Beautifully illustrated with 180 colour photographs, it will appeal to natural history enthusiasts and everyone who cares about the country they live in.





The book contains the latest research gathered in the making of this new landmark series from the BBC's NHU in Bristol.





Alan Titchmarsh is a bestselling BBC author and has sold over a million copies of his books which include How To Be A Gardener 1 and 2 and Royal Gardeners.



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A beautifully illustrated historical survey of Britain’s natural treasures.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781448140558
  • Publisher: Ebury Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 216
  • File size: 13 MB
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Table of Contents

Introduction 6
Chapter 1 Solid Foundations 10
Chapter 2 The Big Freeze 38
Chapter 3 After the Ice 62
Chapter 4 Taming the Wild 90
Chapter 5 Forging Ahead 118
Chapter 6 The Modern Era 142
Chapter 7 The Future 166
Places to Visit 188
Bibliography 210
Acknowledgements 212
Index 214
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