Rural Geography - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080170428, 9781483293127

Rural Geography

1st Edition

An Introductory Survey

Authors: H. D. Clout
eBook ISBN: 9781483293127
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st October 1972
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Table of Contents

(partial) Rural geography

An overview

Rural depopulation

People in the countryside

Urbanization of the countryside

Land-use planning

Structural changes in agriculture

Forestry as a user of rural areas

Landscape evaluation

Settlement rationalization in rural areas

Manufacturing in the countryside

Passenger transportation in rural Britain

Integrated management of the countryside


Discusses a series of themes linked to the changing use of the rural environment in the modern world. Although the text emphasises issues in Great Britain it also compares the rural scene in France, North America, Northern Europe and Eastern Europe and has general relevance for other parts of the developed world. A special feature is the wide ranging and detailed bibliography. Suitable for students of geography, sociology, town and country planning.


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H. D. Clout Author

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University College, London, UK