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Dirt : the erosion of civilizations

Author: David R Montgomery
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the compelling idea that we are using up Earth's soil. This book traces the role of soil use and abuse in the history of Mesopotamia, Ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, China, European  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Montgomery, David R., 1961-
Dirt.
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2007
(DLC) 2006026602
(OCoLC)71004234
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David R Montgomery
ISBN: 9780520933163 0520933168 9781429471794 1429471794
OCLC Number: 133750125
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 285 p. :́) : ill., maps.
Contents: Good old dirt --
Skin of the Earth --
Rivers of life --
Graveyard of empires --
Let them eat colonies --
Westward hoe --
Dust blow --
Dirty business --
Islands in time --
Life span of civilizations.
Responsibility: David R. Montgomery.

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