Exploring Environmental History: Selected Essays

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Index
Page numbers in bold indicate an illustration.
Aber Bogs, 109
Aberdeenshire, 27, 129, 145
Abernethy Forest, 25, 69, 76, 80
Aboyne, Earl of, 78
Achnacarry, Loch Arkaig, 90
acorns, 93, 96, 148; see also oakwoods
Act of Union (1707), 90
Adams, W. M., 202, 214
Addison Committee, 38
Aesop’s Fables, 220
aestheticism, 21, 22, 45, 46, 199–200
bogs, 102–3
Highland woods, 61
pinewoods, 71
trees, 147, 158–60
afforestation, 105, 212
Africa, 4, 41, 225
Agassiz, Louis, 222, 223
Agricultural Act (1947), 191
agricultural energy, 114–22
agriculture, 33, 44, 93, 183–97
biodiversity and, 12, 183–97, 217
bog hay, 109
CAP (Common Agricultural Policy), 191–2, 193–4, 196
cereals, 117, 143, 187, 196
economic depression, 192–3
government intervention, 190–3
history of, 12, 16, 17
implements, 128, 154
Improvers, 65–6, 100–1, 105, 140–51, 159–60
land reclamation, 99, 100–1, 104–5, 144–6
oral history project, 209–10
political influence and, 194–6
potatoes, 44, 117–18, 121, 142, 170
prehistoric, 137, 139, 212
set-aside policy, 192
tourism and, 46; see also cattle; fertilisers; sheep farming
air pollution, 9, 15, 18, 183, 184
Aiton, William, 101, 102, 145
alder, 56, 58, 59, 62, 154, 155
algae, 179, 180
alien species, 169–81, 207–9, 213
Alison, Archibald, 161–2
Allan, John and Charles, 164
Allen, D. E., 14
Angus, 76, 142
animal protection, 229–30
apple trees, 155
Aquinas, St Thomas, 7
archaeophytes, 169–81, 207–9, 213
Ardgarten, 39
Ardgour, 77, 82
Ardkinglas, 95, 165
Ardnamurchan, 92
Argyle, Dukes of, 82, 89, 91, 94, 132, 147, 148
Argyll, 24, 59, 60, 64, 65
oakwoods, 3, 87–97, 153
peat bog plantations, 104
Argyll Forest Park, 161
Arran, 46
ash, 56, 58, 59, 88, 154, 155–6
Ashmole, Philip, 203
aspen, 59, 155–6
Association for the Preservation of Rural Scotland, 37
Assynt, west Sutherland, 69, 120, 150
Athelstaneford, 141
Atholl, Dukes of, 30, 146, 147, 148
Atholl, fourth Duke of, ‘Planter John’, 146–7
Auldjo, John, 143
Australia, 4
Ayrshire, 28
badgers, 28, 172
Baillie, Mike, 9
Baker, Noel, 36
Ballochbuie, 75, 80
Balmaha, Loch Lomondside, 96
Banks, Sir Joseph, 122
Bann valley, 130
Bannerman, J. M., 105
Barnard, T. C., 132–3
baronial courts, 63, 65, 75
Barrington, Judge, 157
Bass Rock, 224
beans, 140
bears, 203
Beauly catchment area, 59, 60, 63
beavers, 169, 170
beech, 146, 159–60
bees, 185, 211, 217
Beinart, William, 16
Beinn Eighe, 42
Berry, John, 41–2, 43
Berwickshire, 210
Bible, 7, 8, 219, 220
Binning Wood, 146
biodiversity, 64, 68, 183–5, 199, 200, 206
alien species and, 170, 171, 176, 177, 180
modern agriculture and, 185–97, 217
peat bogs, 105, 107, 145
pinewoods, 71, 79
preserving, 53, 54

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