Man's Role in Changing the Face of the Earth: An International Symposium under the Co-Chairmans

Man's Role in Changing the Face of the Earth: An International Symposium under the Co-Chairmans

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226796031
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 08/28/1956
Series: Studies of the East Asian Institute Ser.
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1236
Product dimensions: 6.54(w) x 9.34(h) x 2.68(d)

Table of Contents

Our World from the Air: Conflict and Adaptation (E. A. Gutkind)
Retrospect: Man's Tenure of the Earth
Through the Corridors of Time
Symposium Discussion: Retrospect Process: Introductory
Man's Effects on the Seas and Waters of the Land
Alterations of Climatic Elements
Slope nad Soil Changes through Human Use
Modifications of Biotic Communities
Ecology of Wastes
Urban-Industrial Demands upon the Land
Symposium Discussion: Process. Prospect: Limits of Man and the Earth
The Role of Man
Symposium Discussion: Prospect. Summary Remarks
Index

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