Forests and the trees within them have always been a central resource for the development of technology culture and the expansion of humans as a species. Weaves together evidence from the sciences archaeology genetics ecology the humanities history poetry prose painting and the social sciences politics policy economics to document the ever changing perception that western culture has had of trees and forests. A well written social and cultural history of trees woods and forest the author focuses on great britain and europe with substantial discussions of sherwood forest and liguria italy for me the important discussions were the chapter on pollarding and the discussions of both coppicing and shredding for fodder. A social and cultural history trees woods and forests charles watkins reaktion books des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec 5 de rduction . Trees woods and forests a social and cultural history charles watkins forests and the trees within them have always been a central resource for the development of technology culture and the expansion of humans as a species
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