A Green History of the World

A Green History of the World

The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations

Book - 1992
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An examination of human history in terms of the environment explores how nature has affected the growth of human civilization and how human civilization has affected nature, from the earliest hunter-gatherer groups to the present.

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Historian Ponting examines human history from an environmental perspective how nature has affected the growth of civilizations, and how humanity has altered the earth and concludes that if the current global civilization follows the pattern of earlier civilizations, it will outstrip its resource base, bringing about its own destruction. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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Explores how nature has affected the growth of human civilization and vice versa, from the earliest hunter-gatherer groups to the present

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1992
ISBN: 9780312069872
0312069871
Branch Call Number: 304.28 PONTI
Characteristics: xiv, 432 pages

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