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  • Published in print: 28 May 2015
  • Published online: 28 May 2015

Chapter 1: Forests in human culture

  • Cox, T.R., Maxwell, R.S., Thomas, P.D., and Malone, J.J. (1985) This Well Wooded Land: Americans and Their Forests from Colonial Times to the Present. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London.
  • Frazer, J.G. (1894) The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion. MacMillan, London.
  • Harrison, R.P. (1992) Forests: The Shadows of Civilization. University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London.
  • Leigh, M. (2010) ‘Lucan’s Caesar and the Sacred Grove: Deforestation and Enlightenment in Antiquity’. In Lucan: Oxford Readings in Classical Studies (ed. Charles Tesoriero). Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 201–38.
  • Porteous, A. (1996) The Lore of the Forest. Senate (Random House), London.
  • Rackham, O. (1990) Trees and Woodlands in the British Landscape. Phoenix, London. pp. 234.
  • Williams, M. (1989) Americans and Their Forests: A Historical Biogeography. Oxford University Press.
  • Chapter 2: Many forests

  • Ghazoul, J. and Sheil, D. (2010) Tropical Rain Forest Ecology, Diversity and Conservation. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Henry, J.D. (2002) Canada’s Boreal Forest. Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, Washington, DC.
  • Perry, D.A., Oren, R., and Hart, S.C. (2008) Forest Ecosystems (2nd edition). Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.
  • Peterken, G.F. (1996) Natural Woodland: Ecology and Conservation in Northern Temperate Regions. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Primack, R. and Corlett, R. (2005) Tropical Rain Forests: An Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford.
  • Rackham, O. (2006) Woodlands. New Naturalist Library (100). Collins, London.
  • Turner, I.M. (2001) The Ecology of Trees in the Tropical Rain Forest. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Chapter 3: Forest origins

  • Beerling, D. (2007) The Emerald Planet. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Morely, R.J. (2000) Origin and Evolution of Tropical Rain Forests. John Wiley & Sons, Chichester.
  • Willis, K.J. and McElwain, J.C. (2002) The Evolution of Plants. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Chapter 4: Disturbance and dynamics

  • Carson, W.P. and Schnitzer, S.A. (eds) (2008) Tropical Forest Community Ecology. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester.
  • Chapin III, F.S., Oswood, M.W., van Cleve, K., Viereck, L.A., and Verbyla, D.L. (eds) (2006) Alaska’s Changing Boreal Forest. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Frehlich, L.E. (2002) Forest Dynamics and Disturbance Regimes: Studies from Temperate Evergreen-Deciduous Forests. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Whelan, R.J. (1995) The Ecology of Fire. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Chapter 5: Forest goods and services

  • Bauhus, J., van der Meer, P., and Kanninen, M. (eds) (2010) Ecosystem Goods and Services from Plantation Forests. Earthscan, Abingdon.
  • Daily, G.C. (ed.) (1997) Nature’s Services: Societal Dependence on Natural Ecosystems. Island Press, Washington, DC.
  • Pagiola, S., Bishop, J., and Landell-Mills, N. (2002) Selling Forest Environmental Services: Market-Based Mechanisms for Conservation and Development. Earthscan, London.
  • Chapter 6: Past, present, and future

  • Chazdon, R. (2014) Second Growth: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation. University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London.
  • Dauvergne, P. (2001) Loggers and Degradation in the Asia-Pacific: Corporations and Environmental Management. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Gawthorp, D. (2000) Vanishing Halo: Saving the Boreal Forest. Greystone Books, Vancouver.
  • Laurance, W.F. and Peres, C.A. (2006) Emerging Threats to Tropical Forests. University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London.
  • Malhi, Y. and Phillips, O. (2005) Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Rudel, T.K. (2005) Tropical Forests: Regional Paths of Destruction and Regeneration in the Late Twentieth Century. Colombia University Press, New York.
  • Williams, M. (2003) Deforesting the Earth: From Prehistory to Global Crisis. University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London.