A Green History of the World
The Environment and the Collapse of Great CivilizationsBook - 1992
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 c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, , c1991.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
Branch Call Number: 304.28 Ponting
Characteristics: xiv, 432 p. :,ill., maps ;,22 cm.