Table of contents for An environmental history of twentieth-century Britain / John Sheail.


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Preface
1 Histories of Their Time
Introduction
A Twentieth-Century Conspectus
2 The Management of Change
Introduction
Housing and Town Planning
Local Planning
National Planning
Political Laboratories
A Vision Lost
3 Nature Incorporated
Introduction
The Sanitary Authorities
Sewering the Suburbs
New Towns and Oysters
The Multi-Purpose Use of Water
4 New Beginnings in Forestry
Introduction
The Forest Authority
Forest Parks
Multi-Purpose Forestry
5 A Third Force
Introduction
The Agricultural Context



National Parks
Nature Reserves
Coastal Preservation
The Challenge of Leisure
6 Environmental Conservation
Introduction
Agricultural Improvement
Arresting 'the Engine of Destruction'
Towards 'Creative Conservation'
7 Transport and the Environment
Introduction
'Mixed Blessing'
London's Third Airport
Commercial Pipelines
The Pipe-Lines Act
Environmental Assessment
8 Environmental Hazards
Introduction
Dereliction
Before 'Silent Spring'
Air Quality
9 The Century of the Environment
Introduction
Raising Awareness
'Movers and Shakers'
Bibliography
Index








Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Environmental policy Great Britain, Great Britain Environmental conditions, City planning Environmental aspects Great Britain, Human ecology Great Britain