New Green History of the World by Clive Ponting
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New Green History of the World
By Clive Ponting

A New Green History of the World

The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations

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Format: Paperback / softback

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New Green History of the World by Clive Ponting

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Clive Ponting's original and provocative history of human civilization?now in a thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated edition Years ahead of its time, Clive Ponting captivated readers with "A Green History of the World," his study of great civilizations and the causes of their fall. Using the Roman empire as its central example, this classic work reveals how overexpansion and the exhaustion of available natural resources have played key roles in the collapse of all great cultures in human history. With an argument of urgent relevance to our modern society, "A Green History of the World" offers a provocative and illuminating view of human history and its relationship to the environment.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143038986
ISBN-10: 0143038982
Format: Paperback / softback
(214mm x 141mm x 25mm)
Pages: 452
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Clive Ponting

New Green History of the World by Clive Ponting New Green History of the World, Paperback (May 2007)

Studies the relationship between the environment and human history. This book examines world civilizations from Sumeria to ancient Egypt, from Easter Island to the Roman Empire and it argues that human beings have repeatedly built societies that have grown and prospered by exploiting the Earth's resources.

Gunpowder by Clive Ponting Gunpowder, Paperback (November 2006)

Tells the story of the huge impact of gunpowder on every state and empire in the world. This title includes interesting facts.

Crimean War by Clive Ponting Crimean War, Paperback (November 2005)

Tells the story of the heroism of the ordinary soldiers, through eye-witness accounts of the men who fought and those who survived the terrible winter of 1854-55. To contemporaries, it was 'The Great War with Russia' - fought not only in the Black Sea and the Crimea, but also in the Baltic, the Arctic, the Pacific, and the Caucasus.

Thirteen Days by Clive Ponting Thirteen Days, Paperback (June 2003)

Diplomatic history - of 13 July 1914 to Tuesday 4 August - with a narrative of mounting tension and containing much orginal research and analysis.

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