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

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

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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
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this landmark book, Ackerman confronts the unprecedented reality that one prodigiously intelligent and meddlesome creature, Homo sapiens, is now the dominant force shaping the future of planet Earth and takes her readers on an exhilarating journey through this new reality, introducing many of the people and ideas now creating -- perhaps saving -- our future and that of our fellow creatures
Summary
Explores how human beings have become the dominant force shaping Earth's future by subduing three-quarters of the planet's surface, tinkering with nature, and altering the climate
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • National Outdoor Book Award for Natural History Literature, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10351837
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
577
Index
index present
LC call number
GE
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the world shaped by us
Label
The human age : the world shaped by us, Diane Ackerman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 344 pages
Isbn
9780393240740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)869437847
  • (OCoLC)ocn869437847
  • 374256
Label
The human age : the world shaped by us, Diane Ackerman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 344 pages
Isbn
9780393240740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)869437847
  • (OCoLC)ocn869437847
  • 374256

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