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RIP Oliver Rackham

PostPosted: Sun Feb 15, 2015 8:55 pm
by Simon Hartley
Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, has announced the sudden death of Professor Oliver Rackham at the age of 75.
Many will be familiar with his books on British countryside history, especially woodlands. They dissected the intricate relationships man has had with his environment over the past centuries and gave a vivid insight into the bckground of all those bits of wood we saw, chop and chisel. A sad loss to all lovers of the British countryside. ... .html?oo=0