Woods, Trees and Forests: A Social and Cultural History

Author(s): Watkins Charles

1. Trees - General | Forestry & Timber

Throughout human history our relationship with trees, woods and forests has remained central to the development of our technology, culture and expansion as a species. In this engaging book Charles Watkins examines and challenges our historical andmodern attitudes to wooded environments, and our continuing anxiety about humanity’s impact on these natural realms.

Also available in hardback cover.


Product Information

Charles Watkins is professor of rural geography at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is coauthor of "Uvedale Price 1747 1829: Decoding the Picturesque" and "The British Arboretum: Science, Trees and Culture in the Nineteenth Century." "

General Fields

  • : 9781780236643
  • : Reaktion Books
  • : Reaktion Books
  • : October 2016
  • : 234mm X 156mm X 23mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 333.7509
  • : 312
  • : 112 illustrations, 14 in colour
  • : Watkins Charles
  • : Paperback/Softcover