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Title: The Changing Countryside. The Open University in Association With the Countryside Commission)
Description: Great Britain, Croom Helm, 1985. 1st Paperback Edition, Binding: Soft Cover, Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall Quarto 0709932979 Paperback Paperback. The Changing Countryside. The countryside we know today has evolved through centuries of change reflecting the interplay between the society of the time and its technology. Yet the countryside is now changing more rapidly, more dramatically and with greater consequence for the people of England and Wales than ever before. It is important to know why this is happenging. What are the factors responsible for the disappearance of the traditional, intimate landscape, so much a part of our rual heritage only a few years ago? Why is it that in some places so many of our villages have become urban dormitories, whils elsewhere they are becoming increasingly given over to holiday and retirement homes? The eleven expert contributors to this book together with its editors define the pertinent areas of change, asking in whose interests they are occurring and whether they are an inevitable result of irreversible social and economic trends. They assess the possibility of positively shaping the future of rural England and Wales and suggest in which this can be done. As a collaborative effort between the Open University and the Countryside Commission it attempts to provide an informative and stimulating studfy of 'The Changing Countryside'. Illustrated. 269 pp.

Keywords: Non Fiction The Changing Countryside Open University History 0709932979

Price: GBP 9.00 = appr. US$ 12.85 Seller: The London Bookworm
- Book number: 101530

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