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Global environmental history : 10,000 BC to AD 2000

Author: I G Simmons
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examining the state of flux of both the natural environment and the living organisms that inhabit it. I.G. Simmons's Global Environmental History ranges from 10,000 B.C.E. to the modern day to present an incredibly rich and deep time overview of how we have come to the state of ecological crisis in which we currently find ourselves." "A timely examination of the interrelation of history and nature, Simmons's book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: I G Simmons
ISBN: 9780748621583 074862158X 9780748621590 0748621598
OCLC Number: 271440978
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 271 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Mustering the marks --
Resonances --
The gatherer-hunters and their world --
Pre-industrial agriculture --
An industrious world --
A post-industrial era? --
Emerging themes.
Responsibility: I.G. Simmons.
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