National Parks in Britain: The Social Democratic Paradox

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  • Matthew Kelly University of Southampton, UK

Abstract

Matthew Kelly describes how national parks were a component of the social democratic transformation of post-war Britain, which quickly became a focus for anxiety about the rise of mass car ownership and agricultural intensification.

Author Biography

Matthew Kelly, University of Southampton, UK

Matthew Kelly is an Associate Professor at the University of Southampton in the UK. He completed his BA and DPhil at the University of Oxford and is the author of two previous books and Quartz and Feldspar. Dartmoor: A British landscape in modern times, to be published in June 2015.

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2015-04-14

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