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Headrick, Daniel R.: Humans Versus Nature: A Global Environmental History

Humans versus Nature relates the history of the global environment from the Stone Age to the present, emphasizing the adversarial relations between human societies and the natural environment in all regions of the world and tracing the current environmental crisis to its roots in the deep past.Humans versus Nature is a gift to students and teachers of environmental history: a single volume that captures the vast scope and scale of nature's role in human history and humanity's accelerating impact on the natural world.
Autor Headrick, Daniel R.
Verlag OXFORD UNIV PR
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2020
Seitenangabe 624 S.
Meldetext Folgt in ca. 15 Arbeitstagen
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H23.1 cm x B15.0 cm x D3.8 cm 896 g
Humans versus Nature relates the history of the global environment from the Stone Age to the present, emphasizing the adversarial relations between human societies and the natural environment in all regions of the world and tracing the current environmental crisis to its roots in the deep past.Humans versus Nature is a gift to students and teachers of environmental history: a single volume that captures the vast scope and scale of nature's role in human history and humanity's accelerating impact on the natural world.
Fr. 56.90
Verfügbarkeit: Am Lager
ISBN: 978-0-19-086472-9
Verfügbarkeit: Folgt in ca. 15 Arbeitstagen

Über den Autor Headrick, Daniel R.

Daniel R. Headrick is Professor of Social Science and History, emeritus, at Roosevelt University. He is the author of numerous books, including The Tools of Empire: Technology and European Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century (OUP); The Tentacles of Progress: Technology Transfer in the Age of Imperialism (OUP); The Invisible Weapon: Telecommunications and International Politics, 1851-1945 (OUP); When Information Came of Age: Technologies of Knowledge in the Age of Reason and Revolution, 1700-1850 (OUP); Technology: A World History (OUP); and Power over Peoples: Technology, Environments, and Western Imperialism, 1400 to the Present. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut.

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