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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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, [1992], c1991.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9780312069872
Branch Call Number: 304.28 Ponting
Characteristics: xiv, 432 p. :,ill., maps ;,22 cm.


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