, an early pioneer in this field, took note of the levee effect in his doctoral dissertation, "Human Adjustments to Floods" (1945).
AoI call him Timothy,Ao after the tortoise kept by legendary 18th-century English naturalist Gilbert White
Within five minutes' drive are the former houses of naturalist Gilbert White
and novelist Jane Austen.
It is a fantasy walk with Gilbert White
, "The quiet raconteur of what he saw along the roads and in the meadows and woods of Selbourne in the 1780s.
This is the first US edition of nature writer Mabey's biography of his eighteenth-century predecessor Gilbert White
, whose The Natural History of Selborne remains a principle text in British environmental literature.
Fatima Whitbread (1961-), Gilbert White
(1720-93), Patrick White (1912-90), Billie Whitelaw (1932-), Paul Whiteman (1891-1967), Rachel Whiteread (1963-) and June Whitfield (1925-).