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A new green history of the world the environment and the collapse of great civilizations Clive Ponting. [Text]

By: Ponting, Clive.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York Penguin Books 2007Description: x, 452 p. ill., maps ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780143038986 (pbk.).Other title: new green history of the world the environment and the collapse of great civilizations [Text] [Other title].Subject(s): Nature -- Effect of human beings on | Natural history | Natural resources | Pollution | Social changeDDC classification: 304.2 PON Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
The lessons of Easter Island -- The foundations of history -- Ninety-nine per cent of human history -- The first great transition -- Destruction and survival -- The long struggle -- Ways of thought -- The rape of the world -- The foundations of inequality -- Disease and death -- The weight of numbers -- The second great transition -- The rise of the city -- Creating the affluent society -- Polluting the world -- The threat to global systems -- The shadow of the past.
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Book Book Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore
304.2 PON 001541 (Browse shelf) Available 001541

Rev. ed. of: A green history of the world. 1991.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [424]-434) and index.

The lessons of Easter Island -- The foundations of history -- Ninety-nine per cent of human history -- The first great transition -- Destruction and survival -- The long struggle -- Ways of thought -- The rape of the world -- The foundations of inequality -- Disease and death -- The weight of numbers -- The second great transition -- The rise of the city -- Creating the affluent society -- Polluting the world -- The threat to global systems -- The shadow of the past.

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