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Oliver Rackham

botanist , historical ecologist

Oliver Rackham, British botanist, historical ecologist. Member British Ecological Society, Botanical Society of the British Isles, Landscape History Society.

Background

Rackham, Oliver was born on October 17, 1939 in Bungay, Suffolk, England. Son of Geoffrey Herbert and Norah Kathleen (Wilson) Rackham.

Education

Bachelor, Cambridge (England) University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge (England) University, 1964. Doctorate (honorary), University Essex.

Career

Fellow Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, since 1964. Junior proctor Cambridge University, 1996-1997.

Works

book Phoenix: Trees & Woodland in the British Landscape: The Complete History of Britain's Trees, Woods & Hedgerows (Phoenix Press) book Trees and Woodland in the British Landscape book Trees and Woodland in the British Landscape book Trees and Woodland in the British Landscape book Trees and Woodland in the British Landscape by Dr Oliver Rackham (15-Feb-2001) Paperback book Trees and Woodland in the British Landscape Hardcover - June 10, 1976 book The History of the Countryside: The Classic History of Britain's Landscape, Flora and Fauna book The Illustrated History of the Countryside book The illustrated history of the countryside by RACKHAM Oliver (1994-01-01) Hardcover book The Illustrated History of the Countryside by Rackham, Oliver (2000) Paperback book The Making of the Cretan Landscape book The History of the Countryside book History of the Countryside by Dr Oliver Rackham (9-Nov-2000) Paperback book The History of the Countryside: The Classic History of Britain's Landscape, Flora and Fauna by Rackham, Oliver (2001) Paperback book The illustrated history of the countryside by RACKHAM Oliver (1994-01-01) Hardcover book The Illustrated History of the Countryside by Rackham, Oliver (2000) Paperback

Membership

Member British Ecological Society, Botanical Society of the British Isles, Landscape History Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Archaeology (especially of timber structures), conservation of buildings.

Connections

father:
Geoffrey Herbert Rackham

mother:
Norah Kathleen (Wilson) Rackham