Table of contents for Birds, scythes, and combines : a history of birds and agricultural change / by Michael Shrubb.


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Introduction
Acknowledgements
1. The agricultural background
2. The farmland birds
3. Arable farming systems: high farming and before
4. Enclosure
5. Some thoughts on hedges
6. Drainage
7. Weeds, weeding and pesticides
8. Arable farming systems: after 1945
9. Grassland and stock
10. Winter food resources
11. Labour, machines and buildings
12. Exploitation
13. Conclusions
Appendix 1
Appendix 2
Bibliography and References
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Agriculture Great Britain History, Agricultural ecology Great Britain History, Bird populations Great Britain History, Birds Habitat Great Britain History, Birds, Protection of Great Britain History