An Environmental History of Wildlife in England 1650-1950

Rating: Tom Williamson. 2013. An Environmental History of Wildlife in England 1650-1950. Bloomsbury. ISBN978 1 4411 2486 9. It is probably fair to say that I was brought up to consider the English countryside as natural; as something that had always been there. Wildlife were the plants and animals that lived outside of towns and farms. All very simple really. And almost certainly completely wrong! I didn’t get it immediately. It took me some years to finally get to teach […]