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The conservation of cultural landscapes.

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This book, which contains 18 chapters, presents a range of different methods developed to analyse, restore and manage cultural landscapes, and reports a number of case studies from Europe and North America. This book will be of great interest to a wide range of readers involved in the study, planning and management of landscape resources, in rural and forest, periurban and protected areas.


Book Chapters

Introduction Introduction: framing the issue - a trans-disciplinary reflection on cultural landscapes. Author(s): Agnoletti, M.
Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) The development of a historical and cultural evaluation approach in landscape assessment: the dynamic of Tuscan landscape between 1832 and 2004. Author(s): Agnoletti, M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 30) Cultural landscapes in Northern Forests - time, space and affiliation to the land. Author(s): Östlund, L. Bergman, I.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 57) Earth observation techniques and geographic information systems as tools for assessing land use/cover changes in a landscape context. Author(s): Chirici, G. Corona, P. Köhl, M.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 73) The project for the rural landscape park in Moscheta (Tuscany, Italy). Author(s): Agnoletti, M. Marinai, V. Paoletti, S.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 94) Long-term vegetation dynamics in Southern Scandinavia and their use in managing landscapes for biodiversity. Author(s): Bradshaw, R. H. W. Hannon, G. E.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 108) Mountain landscape, pastoral management and traditional practices in the Northern Pyrenees (France). Author(s): Métailié, J. P.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 125) Maintaining cultural and natural biodiversity in Europe's economic centre and periphery. Author(s): Angelstam, P.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 144) Rethinking traditional preservation approaches for managing a forested cultural landscape: the case of Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park's Mount Tom Forest. Author(s): Diamant, R. Marts, C. Mitchell, N.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 157) Working forest landscapes: two case studies from North Carolina. Author(s): Blank, G. B.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 163) Restoration in the American national forests: ecological processes and cultural landscapes. Author(s): Langston, N.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 174) Land-use and landscape histories: the role of history in current environmental decisions. Author(s): Anderson, S.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 183) Cultural landscape management in Europe and Germany. Author(s): Weizenegger, S. Schenk, W.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 197) The restoration of forest landscapes through farmland afforestation measures in Spain. Author(s): Montiel Molina, C.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 213) Historic landscape restoration: case studies of site recovery in post-industrial South Yorkshire, England. Author(s): Rotherham, I. D.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 227) Comparative International Research on Agricultural Land-use History and Forest Management Practices: the Tuscan Estate of Castello di Spannocchia and Vermont's Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park. Author(s): Latz, G.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 242) Shaping the landscape: long-term effects of the historical controversy about the Viennese Forest (Wienerwald). Author(s): Johann, E.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 253) Recovery and valorization of a historical fruit orchard: the Kolymbetra in the Temple Valley, Sicily. Author(s): Barbera, G. Ala, M. Veca, D. S. la M. Mantia, T. la

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Environmental Forestry Science and Technology, University of Florence, Via San Bonaventura 13, I-50145, Florence, Italy.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2006
  • ISBN
  • 9781845930745
  • Record Number
  • 20063220962