The Resource The sixth extinction : an unnatural history, Elizabeth Kolbert

The sixth extinction : an unnatural history, Elizabeth Kolbert

Label
The sixth extinction : an unnatural history
Title
The sixth extinction
Title remainder
an unnatural history
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Kolbert
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides an account of the disappearances occurring all around us and traces the evolution of extinction as concept, from its first articulation by Georges Cuvier in revolutionary Paris up through the present day. The sixth extinction is likely to be mankind's most lasting legacy, compelling us to rethink the fundamental question of what it means to be human
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kolbert, Elizabeth
Dewey number
576.8/4
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
QE721.2.E97
LC item number
K65 2014ab
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Anne Twomey ; with a prologue by the author
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Twomey, Anne
  • Audioworks (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mass extinctions
  • Extinction (Biology)
  • Environmental disasters
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The sixth extinction : an unnatural history, Elizabeth Kolbert
Instantiates
Publication
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn856053776
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged edition.
Extent
8 audio discs (approximately 10 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442369450
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)856053776
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The sixth extinction : an unnatural history, Elizabeth Kolbert
Publication
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn856053776
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged edition.
Extent
8 audio discs (approximately 10 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442369450
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)856053776
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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