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The sixth extinction : journey among the lost and left behind

Author: Terry Glavin
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A survey of the social "extinctions" taking place in the modern world draws on a variety of scientific disciplines to reveal how advances in globalization are contributing to the losses of languages as well as diverse cultural ways of living, seeing, andunderstanding.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Glavin
ISBN: 9780312362317 0312362315
OCLC Number: 78071799
Notes: Originally published as: Waiting for the macaws : and other stories from the age of extinctions / Terry Glavin. Toronto : Viking Canada, 2006.
Description: xii, 318 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Prologue : The valley of the black pig : a village --
Night of the living dead : a tiger --
Waiting for the macaws : a bird --
The last giants in the river of the black dragon : a fish --
The ghost of the woods : a lion --
Drifting into the maelstrom : a whale --
An apple is a kind of rose : a flower --
The singing tree of Chungliyimti : a world --
Epilogue : The revenge of Kali : a god --
Notes and sources --
Index.
Other Titles: Waiting for the macaws
Responsibility: Terry Glavin.
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A survey of the social "extinctions" taking place in the modern world draws on a variety of scientific disciplines to reveal how advances in globalization are contributing to the losses of languages as well as diverse cultural ways of living, seeing, andunderstanding.

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