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The World Without Us

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by Alan Weisman
     
 

A penetrating take on how our planet would respond without the relentless pressure of the human presenceSee more details below

Overview

A penetrating take on how our planet would respond without the relentless pressure of the human presence

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312347291
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
07/10/2007
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Prelude: A Monkey Koan,
PART I,
1 A Lingering Scent of Eden,
2 Unbuilding Our Home,
3 The City Without Us,
4 The World Just Before Us,
5 The Lost Menagerie,
6 The African Paradox,
PART II,
7 What Falls Apart,
8 What Lasts,
9 Polymers Are Forever,
10 The Petro Patch,
11 The World Without Farms,
PART III,
12 The Fate of Ancient and Modern Wonders of the World,
13 The World Without War,
14 Wings Without Us,
15 Hot Legacy,
16 Our Geologic Record,
PART IV,
17 Where Do We Go from Here?,
18 Art Beyond Us,
19 The Sea Cradle,
Coda: Our Earth, Our Souls,
Acknowledgments,
Select Bibliography,
Index,

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