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.
|Publisher:||Manchester University Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.72(w) x 9.39(h) x 0.60(d)|