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Plows Plagues And Petroleum

Pub Date : 2010-03-22 | Author : William F. Ruddiman | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 1400834732
ISBN 13 : 9781400834730

The impact on climate from 200 years of industrial development is an everyday fact of life, but did humankind's active involvement in climate change really begin with the industria..

The Last Lost World

Pub Date : 2012-06-14 | Author : Lydia Pyne | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101583685
ISBN 13 : 1101583681

An enlightening investigation of the Pleistocene’s dual character as a geologic time—and as a cultural idea The Pleistocene is the epoch of geologic time closest to our own. It..

World Histories From Below

Pub Date : 2016-09-08 | Author : Antoinette Burton | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472587664
ISBN 13 : 1472587669

An emphasis on global structures and forces tends to privilege elites and their accomplishments, especially in the grand narratives of student textbooks. This book is an antidote t..

Climate Change And The Course Of Global History

Pub Date : 2014-03-17 | Author : John L. Brooke | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780521871648
ISBN 13 : 0521871646

Climate Change and the Course of Global History presents the first global study by a historian to fully integrate the earth-system approach of the new climate science with the mate..

Health And Sustainability

Pub Date : 2015-02-27 | Author : Tee L. Guidotti | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199325689
ISBN 13 : 0199325685

Health and sustainability have become ubiquitous topics in all realms of popular discourse. What these discussions often overlook is the fact that the two concepts are interrelated..

What Technology Wants

Pub Date : 2010-10-14 | Author : Kevin Kelly | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 1101444460
ISBN 13 : 9781101444467

From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Inevitable— a sweeping vision oftechnology as a living force that can expand our individual potential This provocative book i..

Ecology And Socialism

Pub Date : 2010-08-17 | Author : Chris Williams | Publisher : Haymarket Books

ISBN 10 : 9781608460922
ISBN 13 : 1608460924

Around the world, consciousness of the threat to our environment is growing. The majority of solutions on offer, from using efficient light bulbs to biking to work, focus on indivi..