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8 edition of People and woods in Scotland found in the catalog.

People and woods in Scotland

a history

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Forests and forestry -- Scotland -- History.,
    • Trees -- Utilization -- Scotland -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-235) and index.

      Statementedited by T.C. Smout.
      ContributionsSmout, T. C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD183 .P46 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 244 p. :
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3770116M
      ISBN 100748617000, 0748617019
      LC Control Number2003501558
      OCLC/WorldCa51485992

      Scotland has a long history of engaging children and young people with the outdoors and the value placed on outdoor learning within Curriculum for excellence is encouragement to continue, and build upon, that history. indeed, Scotland is one of only.


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