Towards a reverse image. Botanical research into the landscape history of the eastern Netherlands (1100 B.C.—A.D. 1500)

@article{Groenewoudt2007TowardsAR,
  title={Towards a reverse image. Botanical research into the landscape history of the eastern Netherlands (1100 B.C.—A.D. 1500)},
  author={Bert J Groenewoudt and Henk van Haaster and Roy van Beek and Otto Brinkkemper},
  journal={Landscape History},
  year={2007},
  volume={29},
  pages={17 - 33}
}
ABSTRACT Analysis of a large number of pollen samples from pools and wells has led to a more detailed understanding of the vegetation development in the eastern Netherlands between c. 1100 B.c. and A.D. 1500. During the Neolithic and the Bronze Age settlements were islands within a forest landscape, with natural clearings as the obvious starting points for further exploitation. Especially during the Iron Age the higher grounds became rapidly deforested. A semi-open landscape was formed… 
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