Peat and Peat Cutting

Peat and Peat Cutting

For thousands of years peat was the main fuel that that warmed houses all over the British Isles, and the mark of the peat cutter is written deep in the landscape. This book is a celebration of a cultural history that extended from the Iron Age to the twentieth century. It tells the story of the use of peat for fuel in the British Isles, and the people who cut it. It also examines the methods of cutting, the tools that were used, and the organization of cutting.… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (November 20, 2011)

Collection: Shire Publications

Page count: 64 pages

Language: English


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