Norfolk Broads: Landscape History

Norfolk Broads: Landscape History

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by Tom Williamson, Williamson
     
 

Lavishly illustrated, this book tells the story of the evolution of the Norfolk Broads and its landscape. Much has been written in the past about the wildlife and ecology of this fascinating region, but this is the first book to specifically with man's contribution to the landscape describes how the diverse environments of Broadland was first shaped in the Middle Ages… See more details below

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Lavishly illustrated, this book tells the story of the evolution of the Norfolk Broads and its landscape. Much has been written in the past about the wildlife and ecology of this fascinating region, but this is the first book to specifically with man's contribution to the landscape describes how the diverse environments of Broadland was first shaped in the Middle Ages, and how they were constantly modified in succeeding centuries by changing forms of economy, and by changing patterns of social centenurial organization. It describes the profound impact of industry and commerce on this "rural" landscape and charts the recent impact of tourism and agribusiness on the environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780719048012
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Pages:
185
Product dimensions:
6.72(w) x 9.39(h) x 0.60(d)

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