About this book
A remarkable book about the war of deliberate persecution by man of mammals and birds in the UK from the Middle Ages to the present day. Accessibly written for nature lovers everywhere, it's detailed and beautifully illustrated. 'A fascinating and exhaustive study...' Mark Cocker, "BBC Wildlife Magazine"
Since time immemorial mankind has taken it upon himself to wage war against nature -- against those species of birds and mammals which he believes conflict with his livelihood. This remarkable book documents the history of that battle in England and Wales from the Middle Ages, shedding a new light on the history of our much-loved wildlife.
|Oxford University Press|