Primary industries

    Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

    By Andrew Davis

    Paperback £10.25

    This new dictionary provides over 2,000 A-Z entries, covering all aspects of agriculture and land management: from animals and crops to policies and legislation. Complemented by tables and illustrations, and a companion website, it is an ideal point of reference for students of agriculture and land management, and professionals in...

    Forestry of the 1960’s in Highland Perthshire

    By Ian Cameron

    Paperback £11.99

    The Perthshire I met in June 1962 was devoid of Motorways; steam trains still worked the branch lines and MOT tests for cars were far in the future. This story of my time with the Forestry Commission is really the sequence to my National Service in Germany that I wrote...

    Pathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First Century: New Challenges and Emerging Paradigms

    Paperback £33.26

    This book deals with the importance of industrialization and the development of manufacturing in the economic development process. It focuses specifically on new challenges such as global value chains, the rise of China, climate change, and the role of state versus private sector entrepreneurs in forging appropriate industrial policies.

    Mushroom at the End of the World

    By Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Paperback £11.45

    Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world--and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible delicacy in Japan, where it sometimes commands astronomical prices. In all...

    Rock Slope Engineering

    By Duncan C. Wyllie

    Paperback £59.92

    Rock Slope Engineering covers the investigation, design, excavation and remediation of man-made rock cuts and natural slopes, primarily for civil engineering applications. It presents design information on structural geology, shear strength of rock and ground water, including weathered rock. Slope design methods are discussed for planar, wedge, circular and toppling...

    Private Oceans

    By Fiona McCormack

    Paperback Save £2.54 = £22.45

    An anthropological study of the privatisation and political economy of modern fishing

    Shifting Cultivation Policies

    Hardback £28.45

    Shifting cultivation supports around 200 million people in the Asia-Pacific region alone. This book contains a comprehensive analysis of past and present policy, highlighting success and failure and emphasizing the importance of getting it right for the future.

    Woodland Developmen: A Long-term Study of Lady Park Wood

    By George Peterken

    Paperback Save £4.54 = £30.46

    Lady Park Wood in the Wye Valley, UK was set aside as a 'natural' reserve for ecological research in 1944 and the trees, shrubs and ground vegetation have been recorded in detail ever since. This beautifully illustrated book describes 70 years of observations presenting the most detailed records in Europe...

    Lean Culture for the Construction Industry

    By Gary Santorella

    Hardback Save £2.33 = £44.66

    Revised edition of the author's Lean culture for the construction industry, c2011.

    South Yorkshire Mining Villages

    By Melvyn Jones

    Paperback £11.45

    This is the first book on the subject. It uses a multi-faceted approach dealing with both the physical development and aspects of the social geography of the mining settlements.

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