Download e-book for kindle: A New Green History Of The World: The Environment and the by Clive Ponting

By Clive Ponting

Like Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs and Steel, Clive Ponting's ebook stories the connection among the surroundings and human heritage. It examines international civilisations from Sumeria to historic Egypt, from Easter Island to the Roman Empire and it argues that humans have many times equipped societies that experience grown and prospered by means of exploiting the Earth's assets, merely to extend to the purpose the place these assets may possibly not maintain the societies' populations and reason next cave in.

This new version of Clive Ponting's overseas bestseller has been revised, increased and up-to-date. It presents not just a compelling tale of ways now we have broken the surroundings for millions of years but additionally an up to date review of the hindrance dealing with the area this day - and the issues that experience to be addressed within the look for solutions.

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