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By L. Dudley Stamp

Britain’s land has been in a position to stand up to an exploitation that is going as a ways again into background as nearly the other. This variation is unique to

This striking publication is the second one contribution via Dr Dudley Stamp to the recent Naturalist sequence. From it emerges a brand new and strange portrait of our islands, and the very transparent end that we in Britain are time and again lucky in our land and weather. It has stored its fertility, and its character, via years of human bring up, in order that regardless of its teeming inhabitants of this present day it continues to be eco-friendly friendly and natural.

Throughout the hot Naturalist sequence the coverage has been to treat guy and his works as a vital part of Britain's ordinary heritage. The sequence couldn't be entire with no direct review of man's effect at the face of the land on its animal and plant communities.

Man has made many undesirable error in his use of land to have a tendency his animals and develop his vegetation; and he may well make worse ones. yet Dudley Stamp, during this compelling and stimulating quantity convinces us that we definitely have the data, and will also have the knowledge to maintain our magnificent normal assets from decay, impoverishment and disaster.


"A ebook of forever interesting aspect, illustrating either in textual content and in very good images the interplay of guy and the land. it's a ebook which makes the English nation-state a cross-section of background for the reader."
Financial Times

"A interesting booklet, redressing traditional heritage and geography and displaying us the 'humanised panorama' of Britain"
Ritchie Calder

"I want all those that regrettably have the facility to commandeer the land of england for non-rural reasons might learn Dr Stamp's ebook. in the event that they needs to smash, allow them to accomplish that with their eyes open."

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