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Author Tittensor, Ruth

Title Shades of Green : an Environmental and Cultural History of Sitka Spruce
Published Havertown : Windgather Press, 2016


Description 1 online resource (455 pages)
Contents Title; Dedication; Copyright; Contents; Foreword by Richard Oram; Foreword by Richard Carstensen; Geography; Acknowledgements; 1. The Most Hated Tree?; 2. 'The Tree From Sitka'; 3. Origin, Migration and Survival on the Edge; 4. At Home in North American Rainforests; 5. Sitka Spruce in the Lives of First Nations; 6. Prehistoric Lives and Woodlands in Britain and Ireland; 7. Woodland History and Britain's Need for Sitka Spruce; 8. Realisation: New Trees for New Woodlands; 9. Ships, Surveyors, Scurvy and Spruces; 10. Journeys and Experiments for Seeds and People
11. From Rare Ornamental to Upland Carpet12. Peat: The Final Frontier; 13. Perceptions; 14. Contribution to Modern Societies; 15. Plantation Ecology: Plants and Animals Re-assemble; 16. Sustainability in North America; 17. New Temperate Rainforests: Futures in Ireland and Britain; Bibliography; Glossary; Latin Names
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Sitka spruce -- United States
Sitka spruce -- Great Britain
Sitka spruce
Great Britain
United States
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781909686786