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Japan: An Environmental History

Conrad Totman - History - 2014 - 350 pages
From the outset, society in Japan has been shaped by its environmental context. The lush green mountainous archipelago of today supports a population of over 127 million people ...
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South Asia: An Environmental History

Christopher V. Hill - History - 2008 - 329 pages
Presents a history and an ecological overview of the South Asian continent, specifically focusing on the impact, both positive and negative, that humans have have had on its ...
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Remaking Boston: An Environmental History of the City and Its Surroundings

Anthony N. Penna, Conrad Edick Wright - History - 2009 - 333 pages
Remaking Boston chronicles many of the events that altered the physical landscape of Boston, while also offering multidisciplinary perspectives on the environmental history of ...
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The Environment and World History

Edmund Burke, Kenneth Pomeranz - History - 2009 - 361 pages
In 11 essays, the contributors examine the connections between environmental change and other major topics of early modern world history: population growth, commercialization ...
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Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations

David R. Montgomery - Nature - 2007 - 295 pages
Dirt, soil, call it what you want—it's everywhere we go. It is the root of our existence, supporting our feet, our farms, our cities. This fascinating yet disquieting book ...
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Biology of Plagues: Evidence from Historical Populations

Susan Scott, Christopher J. Duncan - Social Science - 2001
The threat of unstoppable plagues, such as AIDS and Ebola, is always with us. In Europe, the most devastating plagues were those from the Black Death pandemic in the 1300s to ...
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The Nature of New York: An Environmental History of the Empire State

David Stradling - History - 2010 - 277 pages
Presents an environmental history of New York State, from the first contact of the region's indigenous inhabitants with Europeans to the present day.
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So Shall You Reap: Farming And Crops In Human Affairs

Otto Solbrig, Dorothy J. Solbrig - Nature - 1996 - 304 pages
So Shall You Reap is a broad-gauged exploration of the intersections of farming and history. Beginning with the prehistorical era, Otto and Dorothy Solbrig describe the ...
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