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Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

The land and scenery of a rural area.

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Countryside Agency

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 41 words.

A statutory agency that was established in the UK in 1999 to conserve and enhance the countryside, promote social equity

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Countryside Alliance

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 150 words.

A UK pressure group (CA for short) formed in 1998 out of the British Field Sports Society, the Countryside Business

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Countryside Agency

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A statutory agency that was established in the UK in 1999 to conserve and enhance the countryside, promote social equity and economic opportunity for the people who live there, and to help...

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Roman Countryside

Annalisa Marzano.

in Classics

P ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Art and Architecture; Classical History; Classical Literature; Classical Philosophy. 16143 words.

It is challenging to talk of a “Roman countryside” as if it were one homogeneous feature characterizing the wide geographical span of the Roman world. There are key elements that can be...

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Countryside Alliance

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An organization in the United Kingdom whose stated objectives are to represent the interests of country dwellers, to work ‘for everyone who loves the countryside and the rural way of life’....

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Alternative countrysides

Edited by Jeremy MacClancy.

September 2015; p ublished online May 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Anthropology. 186 pages.

In the last three decades the anthropology of Western Europe has become almost exclusively an anthropology of urban life. The anthropology of rural life in Western Europe has been...

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Alternative countrysides

Jeremy MacClancy.

in Alternative countrysides

September 2015; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 12950 words.

To set the scene for the rest of the book, this chapter discusses the evolving discourses of the rural and the urban, the exploitation of this discourse by some political parties, and the...

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Countryside connections

Edited by Catherine Hagan Hennessy, Robin Means and Vanessa Burholt.

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 256 pages.

Older people in the countryside are vastly under-researched compared to those living in urban areas. This co-authored volume describes the impetus for and principal findings and policy...

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New countryside? New country

Kye Askins.

in The new countryside?

March 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 7844 words.

This chapter references quantitative and qualitative research that is concerned with the visible communities' perceptions and use of the English national parks. It is split into two main...

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Countryside Stewardship Scheme

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

(CSS)

Introduced in the UK in 1991, the CSS encourages land managers, in practice mostly farmers, to restore and maintain traditional features of the countryside for wildlife...

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