This volume, newly available in paperback, brings together the best of T. C. Smout's recent articles and contributions to books and journals on the topic of environmental history and offers them as a collection of 'explorations'. The author's interests are multi-faceted and, though often focussed on post-1600 Scotland, by no means restricted to that area.The result on the estate of the Duke of Argyll, for example, was a revolution whereby the woods changed from being used for grazing, winter shelter and as a peasant ... 53 Quoted by V. Hall, in Pilcher and Mac an tSaoir, Woods, Trees, p. 24.
|Title||:||Exploring Environmental History: Selected Essays|
|Author||:||T. C. Smout|
|Publisher||:||Edinburgh University Press - 2005-05-11|