An Environmental History of Britain since the Industrial Revolution

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Routledge, Jul 15, 2014 - History - 288 pages
The present and future state of the environment gives rise to ever increasing concern, but much less is known as yet about the past: the damage that has been done since, and by, the Industrial Revolution; how far our predecessors were aware of it; the steps they took; and the gradual development of a wider concern for the state of the world and our impact on it. This timely and pioneering survey, designed for general readers as well as students and scholars, is a substantial contribution to that understanding.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
Pollution and Amenity
11
The Prodigal Economy and its Reform?
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