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Survival : the survival of the human race

Author: Emily Shuckburgh
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Series: Darwin College lectures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This fascinating and accessible book examines the survival of the human race from a broad range of viewpoints. Through in-depth examinations of a number of very distinct aspects of human life, the book covers topics ranging from the preservation of Empires, to the challenges of maintaining cultural identity, the sufferings inflicted by famine, disease and natural disasters, the opportunities for increased longevity  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Shuckburgh
ISBN: 9780521710206 0521710200
OCLC Number: 171552677
Description: vii, 234 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Survival of the human race / Emily Shuckburgh --
Survival of empires / Paul Kennedy --
Survival of culture / Edith Hall --
Survival of language / Peter Austin --
Surviving disease / Richard Feachem and Oliver Sabot --
Surviving natural disasters / James Jackson --
Surviving famine / Andrew Prentice --
Surviving longer / Cynthia Kenyon and Claire Cockcroft --
Survival into the future / Diana Liverman.
Series Title: Darwin College lectures.
Other Titles: Survival : survival of the human race
Responsibility: edited by Emily Shuckburgh.
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This fascinating and accessible book examines the survival of the human race from a broad range of viewpoints. It covers topics ranging from the preservation of Empires, to the challenges of  Read more...

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