Memories of Forestry and Travel: Uganda,Mexico,Britain,Brussels and Beyond

Memories of Forestry and Travel: Uganda,Mexico,Britain,Brussels and Beyond

by Fred Hummel


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Memories of Forestry and Travel reveals how there is more to forestry than trees and more to travel than tourism, and explains how forests are vital to human survival. Fred Hummel places forestry in the broader context of rural development, nature conservation, and the need for an international effort to conserve a precious resource. His unusual insight into the world of forestry is set against the backdrop of a life spent in forests throughout the world, from Uganda to Brussels, for over four decades.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781860647260
Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date: 09/22/2001
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.94(h) x 1.17(d)

About the Author

Fred Hummel was born in Bavaria in 1915. He escaped from Hitler’s Germany and studied at the Department of Forestry in Oxford.

Table of Contents

Learning to Adapt: 1915-35
• Colonial Forest Service and Army: 1938-46
• Forestry Commission: England 1946-61
• Mexico: 1961-66
• Back in England: 1966-73
• Brussels: 1973-80
• Off the Leash: Since 1980

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