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The Resource The human age : the world shaped by us, Diane Ackerman

The human age : the world shaped by us, Diane Ackerman

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The human age : the world shaped by us
Title
The human age
Title remainder
the world shaped by us
Statement of responsibility
Diane Ackerman
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this landmark book, Ackerman confronts the unprecedented reality that one prodigiously intelligent and meddlesome creature, Homo sapiens, is now the dominant force shaping the future of planet Earth and takes her readers on an exhilarating journey through this new reality, introducing many of the people and ideas now creating -- perhaps saving -- our future and that of our fellow creatures
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Title
The human age
Creator
Summary
Explores how human beings have become the dominant force shaping Earth's future by subduing three-quarters of the planet's surface, tinkering with nature, and altering the climate
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • National Outdoor Book Award for Natural History Literature, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10351837
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
570
Index
no index present
LC call number
GE
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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the world shaped by us
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the world shaped by us
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Diane Ackerman
The human age : the world shaped by us, Diane Ackerman

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