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Global Environmental Change: A Natural and Cultural Environmental History

Textbook

By: AM Mannion

387 pages, Figs, tabs

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Oct 1997 | Edition: 2 | #70697 | ISBN: 0582277221
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About this book

Broad synopsis of how natural and cultural agents have transformed the earth's surface during the past 3 million years.


Contents

Preface to second edition Acknowledgements 1. Nature, culture and environmental change 2. Quaternary geology and climatic change 3. Environmental change in the late and post-glacial periods 4. Prehistoric communities as agents of environmental change 5. Environmental change in the historic period 6. Environmental change due to post-1700 industrialisation 7. The environmental impact of agriculture in the developed world 8. The environmental impact of agriculture in the developing world 9. Other agents of change: forestry, recreation and tourism, biotechnology 10. Conclusion and prospect References

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