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CB151.F47 2001
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TITLE: Civilizations : culture, ambition, and the transformation of nature / Felipe Fernández-Armesto.
AUTHOR: Fernández-Armesto, Felipe.
PUBLISHED: New York : Free Press, c2001.
DESCRIPTION: xii, 545 p. ; 25 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references and index.
NOTES: Library Journal
NOTES: Pub Weekly
NOTES: Booklist
NOTES: Examines the history of world civilizations from the perspective of the environments in which they developed, looking at seventeen distinct ecosystems, grouped in the categories of desert, tundra, ice; grasslands; tropical lowlands and postglacial forests; drying climates; highlands; the sea; and the oceans.
NOTES: Interest level: Adult
SUBJECT: Civilization--History.
SUBJECT: Human geography.
SUBJECT: Human ecology.
SUBJECT: Nature--Effect of human beings on.
SUBJECT: Ambition--History.
SUBJECT: Human influence on nature.

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