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Title Extinctions and invasions [electronic resource] : a social history of British fauna / edited by Terry O'Connor and Naomi Sykes.

Imprint Oxford : Windgather Press ; Oakville, Conn. : [Distributor], David Brown Book Co., c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 245 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-231) and index.
Contents Introduction : the British Fauna in a Changing World / Terry O'Connor -- The Horse / Robin Bendrey -- Donkeys and Mules / Cluny Johnstone -- The Aurochs and Domestic Cattle / Anthony J. Legge -- The Elk / Andrew C. Kitchener -- Red Deer on Scottish Islands / Jacqui Mulville --European Fallow Deer / Naomi Sykes -- The Wild Boar / Umberto Albarella -- The Wolf / Aleksander G. Pluskowski -- The Lynx / David Hetherington -- Wildcats, Domestic and Feral Cats / Terry O'Connor -- The Brown Bear / Andy Hammon -- The European Beaver / Bryony Coles -- The Rabbit / Julie Curl -- The House Mouse / Terry O'Connor -- The Black Rat / Kevin Rielly -- Extinct Birds / Dale Serjeantson -- Bird Introductions / Kristopher Poole -- Freshwater Fish / Alison Locker -- Land and Freshwater Molluscs / Paul Davis -- Insects / Nicki Whitehouse -- Conclusion / Derek W. Yalden.
Summary Drawing on new research in the fields of archaeology, ecology and history, this book examines how human society, culture, diet, lifestyles and even whole landscapes were fundamentally shaped by the animal extinctions and introductions that occurred in Britain since the last Ice Age.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Extinct animals -- Great Britain -- History.
Introduced animals -- Great Britain -- History.
Animal ecology -- Great Britain.
Biological invasions -- Great Britain.
Human-animal relationships -- Great Britain.
Animals -- Adaptation -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author O'Connor, T. P. (Terence Patrick), 1954-
Sykes, Naomi Jane.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781905119318 (pbk.)
1905119313 (pbk.)
9781905119790 (electronic bk.)

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