Scottish Monastic Landscapes, by Derek Hall

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Scottish Monastic Landscapes, by Derek Hall

Scottish Monastic Landscapes, by Derek Hall

Published by Tempus in 2006, 222 pages. Paperback (N1881)

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The major monastic orders had a significant influence upon the landscape of Scotland. Recent research shows just how entrepreneurial they were and how responsible for the first real revolutions in agricultural in agricultural and industrial matters
 
This book examines the effects that their intensive sheep and cattle farming, lead mining, salt panning and coal mining have had on the modern landscape and suggests that the 18th and 19th century industrial revolution was based on the much ealier exploitation of these resources by the Scottish monastries

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