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A short history of progress

Author: Ronald Wright
Publisher: Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2004.
Series: Massey lectures, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 20th centruy has seen a runaway growth in human consumption, which has placed a colossal load on the very elements of life. Ronald Wright explains how our current predicament is as old as civilisation - a 10,000 year experiment we have seldom controlled.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Wright
ISBN: 192088579X 9781920885793
OCLC Number: 224142234
Description: 211 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Massey lectures, 2004.
Responsibility: Ronald Wright.

Abstract:

The 20th centruy has seen a runaway growth in human consumption, which has placed a colossal load on the very elements of life. Ronald Wright explains how our current predicament is as old as civilisation - a 10,000 year experiment we have seldom controlled.

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