The Resource The human footprint : a global environmental history, Anthony N. Penna

The human footprint : a global environmental history, Anthony N. Penna

Label
The human footprint : a global environmental history
Title
The human footprint
Title remainder
a global environmental history
Statement of responsibility
Anthony N. Penna
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A global, thematic, and multi-disciplinary history of the planet, from its earliest origins to its current condition. Avoiding conventional narratives and using the latest research in a diverse range of fields, Penna brings harmony to human history and ecology and provides a fresh, much-needed narrative of world history. Provides a comprehensive, global look at the history of the earth from the Paleolithic to the present eraUses a multi-disciplinary approach, drawing on the most recent research in geology, climatology, evolutionary biology, archaeology, anthropology, history, demography and the social and physical sciencesEach chapter expands on a single theme, including human evolution, the invention of agriculture and its global impact, population growth, urbanization, manufacturing, consumption, industrialization, and energy use
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Penna, Anthony N
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GF13
LC item number
.P46 2010
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
GF13
NAL item number
.P46 2010
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human ecology
  • Ecology
  • Climatic changes
  • Natural history
  • Mensch
  • Umwelt
  • Mensch
  • Umwelt
  • Climatic changes
  • Ecology
  • Human ecology
  • Natural history
Label
The human footprint : a global environmental history, Anthony N. Penna
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [306]-330) and index
Contents
An evolving earth -- Evolving humanity -- Foraging, cultivating, and food production -- Populating the Earth: diet, domestication, and disease -- The making of an urban world -- Mining, making, and manufacturing -- Industrial work -- Trade and consumption -- Fossil fuels, wind, water, nuclear and solar energy -- A warming climate
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 354 p.
Isbn
9781405187718
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009008319
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)312445237
  • (OCoLC)ocn312445237
Label
The human footprint : a global environmental history, Anthony N. Penna
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [306]-330) and index
Contents
An evolving earth -- Evolving humanity -- Foraging, cultivating, and food production -- Populating the Earth: diet, domestication, and disease -- The making of an urban world -- Mining, making, and manufacturing -- Industrial work -- Trade and consumption -- Fossil fuels, wind, water, nuclear and solar energy -- A warming climate
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 354 p.
Isbn
9781405187718
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009008319
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)312445237
  • (OCoLC)ocn312445237

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