Tyne after Tyne: An Environmental History of a River's Battle for Protection 1529-2015

Tyne after Tyne: An Environmental History of a River's Battle for Protection 1529-2015

by Leona J. Skelton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781874267959
Publisher: White Horse Press, The
Publication date: 03/01/2017
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. 'Hurting the River of Tine': Protecting a Pre-Modern River Estuary, 1529-1850
Chapter 2. 'Tinkering' the Tyne: Increasing Demand for Structural Change, 1655-1855
Chapter 3. Creating a Grand and Deep River: The Tyne Improvement Commission, 1850-1968
Chapter 4. Fish in the Tyne: The Tyne Salmon Conservancy, 1866-1950
Chapter 5. Testing the Troubled Waters: SCORP's Tyne Sub-committee and a Succession of Unsuccessful Reports, 1921-1945
Chapter 6: 'A Medieval Street of Squalor': The Final Demand for a Clean-Up, 1950-1975
Chapter 7. Damming the Tyne: The Creation and Impact of Kielder Reservoir, 1975-2015
Chapter 8. 'A Big River?': Regeneration, Tourism and the Cultural Meaning of the Tyne, 1972-2015

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