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The Resource The world without us, Alan Weisman

The world without us, Alan Weisman

Label
The world without us
Title
The world without us
Statement of responsibility
Alan Weisman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A study of what would happen to Earth if the human presence was removed examines our legacy for the planet, from the objects that would vanish without human intervention to those that would become long-lasting remnants of humankind
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Weisman, Alan
Dewey number
304.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GF75
LC item number
.W455 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nature
  • Material culture
  • Human-plant relationships
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Human influence on nature
Label
The world without us, Alan Weisman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-400) and index
Contents
Prelude : A monkey koan -- A lingering scent of Eden -- Unbuilding our home -- The city without us -- The world just before us -- The lost menagerie -- The African paradox -- What falls apart -- What lasts -- Polymers are forever -- The petro patch -- The world without farms -- The fate of ancient and modern wonders of the world -- The world without war -- Wings without us -- Hot legacy -- Our geologic record -- Where do we go from here? -- Art beyond us -- The sea cradle -- Coda : our earth, our souls
Control code
ocn191924881
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 416 p.
Isbn
9780312427900
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)191924881
Label
The world without us, Alan Weisman
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-400) and index
Contents
Prelude : A monkey koan -- A lingering scent of Eden -- Unbuilding our home -- The city without us -- The world just before us -- The lost menagerie -- The African paradox -- What falls apart -- What lasts -- Polymers are forever -- The petro patch -- The world without farms -- The fate of ancient and modern wonders of the world -- The world without war -- Wings without us -- Hot legacy -- Our geologic record -- Where do we go from here? -- Art beyond us -- The sea cradle -- Coda : our earth, our souls
Control code
ocn191924881
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 416 p.
Isbn
9780312427900
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)191924881

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