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Nature's ghosts : confronting extinction from the age of Jefferson to the age of ecology

Author: Mark V Barrow
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The threat of species loss has haunted Americans since the early days of republic. This book shows how Americans came to understand that it was not only possible for entire species to die out, but  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark V Barrow
ISBN: 9780226038148 0226038149
OCLC Number: 781192198
Description: XI, 497 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Mark V. Barrow.

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"I fear we'll have good reason to think more and more about extinction as this century progresses, and this fascinating (and rueful) history provides a good base for that reflection." - Bill Read more...

 
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