The environmental changes of the last century, McNeill closes by saying, are on an unprecedented scale, so much so that we can scarcely begin to fathom their implications. We can, however, start to think about them, and McNeill's book is a helpful primer. --Gregory McNamee --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Had this for a course text in an environmental history class and enjoyed it. It's an easy read even with discussion of statistics, and covers the subject in a way that breaks it... Read morePublished 3 months ago by T. Lee
A verse* in the Old Testament proclaims, “there is no new thing under the sun.” These words come from a low-tech era when nomadic herders diminished their ecosystem so slowly that... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Richard Reese (author of Sustainable or Bust)
I can't add much to the many intelligent reviews already here. This is an extremely good book which the author did an enormous amount of research for. Read morePublished 8 months ago by doug k
This is an amazing book. I purchased the book for a class I was taking and instead of reselling it I went ahead and kept it. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Abel E.
I bought this for my class. This book contains so much great information that I will have to re read it again and again to do the knowledge justice. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Tina Zhang
Got here just in time! Condition was just right and I couldn't be happier with it; thank you very much for the helpful purchase.Published 20 months ago by Eric
This is how we get most of our college books. Cheaper this way and less running around! Amazon makes this possible!Published 24 months ago by D. K. White
This book was all I was hoping it would be and more. Things you would never think of that effect the environment are detailed throughout the book. I highly recommend it.Published 24 months ago by Laraine A. Abrams