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The Resource The forces of nature : our quest to conquer the planet, Barry A. Vann

The forces of nature : our quest to conquer the planet, Barry A. Vann

Label
The forces of nature : our quest to conquer the planet
Title
The forces of nature
Title remainder
our quest to conquer the planet
Statement of responsibility
Barry A. Vann
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the precarious balance between humans and their environments, explaining how mankind's transformation of land and population shifts affect and are affected by climate change
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vann, Barry
Dewey number
304.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GF41
LC item number
.V36 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human ecology
  • Human geography
  • Nature
  • Climatic changes
Label
The forces of nature : our quest to conquer the planet, Barry A. Vann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The power of environmental perceptions -- Living on the edge of the world -- Settling the ancient ecumene -- Geotheology from the cradle of civilization -- Geokolasis : the cases of Donora, Lake Erie, and the Dust Bowl -- Erosion and dispossession in the Cumberland Gap area, 1933-1939 -- Life and death in Hurricane Alley -- Life and death in America's tornado alleys -- Life and death in quake zones -- Challenges of climate change -- The East's human tsunami -- The Americas in 2060 -- Appendix: Cumberland Gap survey
Control code
ocm761537924
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781616146016
Lccn
2011045847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)761537924
  • (Sirsi) a1118923
Label
The forces of nature : our quest to conquer the planet, Barry A. Vann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The power of environmental perceptions -- Living on the edge of the world -- Settling the ancient ecumene -- Geotheology from the cradle of civilization -- Geokolasis : the cases of Donora, Lake Erie, and the Dust Bowl -- Erosion and dispossession in the Cumberland Gap area, 1933-1939 -- Life and death in Hurricane Alley -- Life and death in America's tornado alleys -- Life and death in quake zones -- Challenges of climate change -- The East's human tsunami -- The Americas in 2060 -- Appendix: Cumberland Gap survey
Control code
ocm761537924
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781616146016
Lccn
2011045847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)761537924
  • (Sirsi) a1118923

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