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    DescriptionAncient Trees in the Landscape is the outcome of many years research into the history of trees in Norfolk, and represents the first detailed, published account of the ancient and traditionally managed trees of any English county. Yet it is far more than a regional survey. It is an exploration of how trees can be studied as part of the landscape. It discusses how accurately trees can be dated; explains why old trees are found in certain contexts and not in others; discusses traditional management practices and how these changed over time; and looks at the various ways in which trees have been used in parks and gardens. Above all, it considers how trees were regarded by people in the past, and how this has affected their survival to the present. Ancient Trees in the Landscape is a fascinating and original study which sets out a new agenda in landscape history. It will be essential reading for countryside managers and conservationists, and for all those interested in landscape history, arboriculture, and the history of the English countryside.


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    Title
    Ancient Trees in the Landscape
    Subtitle
    Norfolk's Arboreal Heritage
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gerry Barnes, By (author) Tom Williamson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 184
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 272 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 590 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781905119394
    ISBN 10: 1905119399
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: WNP
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKEAN
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 14
    BISAC V2.8: SCI011000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    LC classification: CC
    BIC subject category V2: HDP
    BISAC V2.8: GAR024000
    DC22: 582.16094261
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKEAN
    DC22: 635.97709426
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: WNP, NHD, NKP
    Edition statement
    New.
    Illustrations note
    73 col & b/w illus
    Publisher
    WINDGATHER PRESS
    Imprint name
    WINDGATHER PRESS
    Publication date
    03 December 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Macclesfield
    Review quote
    The authors present an interesting study of the ancient trees in an English county.'--Marilyn K. Alaimo, garden writer and volunteer, Chicago Botanic Garden"Chicago Botanic Garden" (01/01/2012)