Extinctions and Invasions: A Social History of British Fauna
In its 22 chapters a wide range of mammal, bird, fish, snail andinsect species are considered. All of the chapters include newand original research presented by authors who are acknowledgedexperts on their specific topic.Extinctions and Invasionsadvances our understanding of Britain's natural history whilstdispelling the myths that have become established in both popularand academic literature. It is written in a style accessible tothe general reader, whilst providing the depth of research neededby academic researchers.Extinctions and Invasionsprovides a valuable single source of information for archaeologists,natural historians and conservation biologists, as well asinterested laypeople.
A useful volume.'--Peter Taylor"ECOS, vol 31, No. 3/4" (01/01/2010)A useful volume.'--Peter Taylor "ECOS, vol 31, No. 3/4, 2010 "A useful volume.'--Peter Taylor -ECOS, vol 31, No. 3/4, 2010 -The survey benefits immensely from the concentration of specialist knowledge brought by the editors and 19 authors, who understand the faunal dividend of modern archaeology. Notwithstanding this expertise, the book is readable, well edited and well written.. Essential for any archaeologist seeking to understand postglacial history, this is also a book for the home.'--Mike Pitts "British Archaeology Review, May-June 2011 "There are welcome new insights and revisions.'--Chris Smout"BRISC Recorder News, Issue 82" (07/01/2011)
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