Building a Sustainable Society

Building a Sustainable Society

by Lester Russell Brown
     
 

Eight centuries before Christ, a Mayan civilization began in the lowlands of Guatemala. For more than seventeen centuries its population grew steadily until suddenly, around A.D. 900, the society collapsed. Within decades the population fell to one-tenth its previous level. The apparent reason: soil erosion.  See more details below

Overview

Eight centuries before Christ, a Mayan civilization began in the lowlands of Guatemala. For more than seventeen centuries its population grew steadily until suddenly, around A.D. 900, the society collapsed. Within decades the population fell to one-tenth its previous level. The apparent reason: soil erosion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393300277
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/1982
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.23(h) x 1.21(d)

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