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The conservation of cultural landscapes

  1. Title statementThe conservation of cultural landscapes / edited by Mauro Agnoletti, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Florence, Italy.
    PublicationWallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2006.
    Copyright notice date?006
    Phys.des.1 online resource (xix, 267 pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps, charts
    Internal Bibliographies/Indexes NoteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
    Notes to AvailabilityAccess limited to subscribing institution.
    Another responsib. Agnoletti, Mauro,
    Another responsib. C.A.B. International,
    Subj. Headings Cultural property - Protection. * Landscape assessment. * Landscape protection. * Forests and Forest Trees (Biology and Ecology) * Silviculture and Forest Management. * Land Resources. * Biological Resources (General) * Arts, Entertainment and Cultural Heritage. * Case studies. * Cultural heritage. * Forest management. * Forests. * Land management. * Land use. * Landscape. * Landscape conservation. * Nature conservation. * Nature reserves. * Rural areas.
    Form, Genre Electronic books.
    Document kindElectronic sources
    URLClick here to access resource


    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.

    Introduction : Framing the issue : a trans-disciplinary reflection on cultural landscapes / M. Agnoletti -- The development of a historical and cultural evaluation approach in landscape assessment : the dynamic of Tuscan landscape between 1832 and 2004 / M. Agnoletti -- Cultural landscapes in northern forests : time, space and affiliation to the land / L. ?stlund and I. Bergman -- Energy balance and land use : the making of an agrarian landscape from the vantage point of social metabolism (the Catalan Vall?s County in 1860/70) / E. Tello, R. Garrabou and X. Cuss? -- Earth observation techniques and geographic information systems as tools for assessing land use/cover changes in a landscape context / G. Chirici, P. Corona and M. K?hl -- The project for the rural landscape park in Moscheta (Tuscany, Italy) / M. Agnoletti, V. Marinai and S. Paoletti -- Long-term vegetation dynamics in Southern Scandinavia and their use in managing landscapes for biodiversity / R.H.W. Bradshaw and G.E. Hannon -- Mountain landscape, pastoral management and traditional practices in the Northern Pyrenees (France) / J.P. M?taili? -- Maintaining cultural and natural biodiversity in Europe's economic centre and periphery / P. Angelstam -- Rethinking traditional preservation approaches for managing a forested cultural landscape : the case of Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park's Mount Tom forest / R. Diamant, C. Marts and N. Mitchell -- Working forest landscapes : two case studies from North Carolina / G.B. Blank -- Restoration in the American national forests : ecological processes and cultural landscapes / N. Langston -- Land-use and landscape histories : the role of history in current environmental decisions / S. Anderson -- Cultural landscape management in Europe and Germany / S. Weizenegger and W. Schenk -- The restoration of forest landscapes through farmland afforestation measures in Spain / C. Montiel Molina -- Historic landscape restoration : case studies of site recovery in post-industrial South Yorkshire, England / I.D. Rotherham -- 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 / G. Latz -- Shaping the landscape : long-term effects of the historical controversy about the Viennese forest ("Wienerwald") / E. Johann -- Recovery and valorization of a historical fruit orchard : the Kolymbetra in the Temple Valley, Sicily / G. Barbera, M. Ala, D.S. La Mela Veca and T. La Mantia.

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