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The word ‘fence’ is used here generically to denote any structure created to prevent or impede movement across the countryside. They ought to have been absent from forests, where obstructions to the free passage of deer and hunters were forbidden by forest law, which in principle, therefore,...
The Lucanian Ionian coast represents an interesting case of transformation of the agrarian landscape affected by Greek colonisation, followed by the Roman conquest, then the monastic communities of the Middle Ages, and finally threatened by the Saracen invasions. In the eighteenth century the...
The British lead mining industry peaked and declined well before environmental protection and aftercare became a statutory requirement in the post-war period, and as a consequence left in its wake pockets of barren and degraded land. Metal-rich waste tips rarely return to vegetation, and...
Landscape changes during the last two centuries were analysed, comparing two rural areas of about 5000 ha at the interface between the Alps and the Po plain (north-west Italy). Two centuries ago the areas were both set within a rural context. In the last few decades one of the two (15 km from...
This article comments on Virgoe's 2011 study of the Croston drainage scheme in early nineteenth-century Lancashire. It argues that although the underpinning research is sound, the long-term national and regional context are under-developed, leading to a number of potentially misleading...
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