Nineteenth-Century Urban Trees: Britain and Europe: Part II

By Paul A. Elliott. Paul’s book, British Urban Trees: A Social and Cultural History, c. 1800–1914 was published by The White Horse Press in May 2016. The first part of this blog can be read here.   In the first blog we emphasised the importance of interconnections between British and European urban gardening and forestry. Here … More Nineteenth-Century Urban Trees: Britain and Europe: Part II

Nineteenth-Century Urban Trees: Britain and Europe: Part I

By Paul A. Elliot Paul’s book British Urban Trees: A Social and Cultural History, c. 1800–1914 was published by The White Horse Press in May 2016. As we supposedly strive to distance ourselves from Europe, it is always useful to be reminded how closely intertwined and mutually stimulating British and European cultures have been. The history … More Nineteenth-Century Urban Trees: Britain and Europe: Part I