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Author Sheail, John.

Title An environmental history of twentieth-century Britain [electronic resource] / John Sheail.

Imprint Houndmills, basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2002.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 306 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-300) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Preface -- 1 Histories of Their Time -- Introduction -- A Twentieth-Century Conspectus -- 2 The Management of Change -- Introduction -- Housing and Town Planning -- Local Planning -- National Planning -- Political Laboratories -- A Vision Lost -- 3 Nature Incorporated -- Introduction -- The Sanitary Authorities -- Sewering the Suburbs -- New Towns and Oysters -- The Multi-Purpose Use of Water -- 4 New Beginnings in Forestry -- Introduction -- The Forest Authority -- Forest Parks -- Multi-Purpose Forestry -- 5 A Third Force -- Introduction -- The Agricultural Context -- National Parks -- Nature Reserves -- Coastal Preservation -- The Challenge of Leisure -- 6 Environmental Conservation -- Introduction -- Agricultural Improvement -- Arresting 'the Engine of Destruction' -- Towards 'Creative Conservation' -- 7 Transport and the Environment -- Introduction -- 'Mixed Blessing' -- London's Third Airport -- Commercial Pipelines -- The Pipe-Lines Act -- Environmental Assessment -- 8 Environmental Hazards -- Introduction -- Dereliction -- Before 'Silent Spring' -- Air Quality -- 9 The Century of the Environment -- Introduction -- Raising Awareness -- 'Movers and Shakers' -- Bibliography -- Index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Environmental policy -- Great Britain.
City planning -- Environmental aspects -- Great Britain.
Human ecology -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Environmental conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Environmental history of 20th century Britain
ISBN 0333949803 (cloth)
0333949811 (pbk.)

 
    
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