The Resource The human age : the world shaped by us, Diane Ackerman

The human age : the world shaped by us, Diane Ackerman

Label
The human age : the world shaped by us
Title
The human age
Title remainder
the world shaped by us
Statement of responsibility
Diane Ackerman
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Humans have subdued 75 percent of the land surface, concocted a wizardry of industrial and medical marvels, strung lights all across the darkness. We tinker with nature at every opportunity; we garden the planet with our preferred species of plants and animals, many of them invasive; and we have even altered the climate, threatening our own extinction. Yet we reckon with our own destructive capabilities in extraordinary acts of hope-filled creativity ... Ackerman [explores] our new reality, introducing us to many of the people and ideas now creating--perhaps saving--our future and that of our fellow creatures
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ackerman, Diane
Dewey number
304.2
Index
index present
LC call number
GF13
LC item number
.A35 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human ecology
  • Civilization
  • Human beings
  • Nature
Label
The human age : the world shaped by us, Diane Ackerman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-329) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn887450822
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 344 pages
Isbn
9780393240740
Lccn
2014027691
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1628046
  • (OCoLC)887450822
Label
The human age : the world shaped by us, Diane Ackerman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-329) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn887450822
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 344 pages
Isbn
9780393240740
Lccn
2014027691
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1628046
  • (OCoLC)887450822

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