eBook Berkshire Essentials: World Environmental History, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0974309192
  • ISBN-13: 9780974309194
  • DDC: 333.72
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

World Environmental History, a Berkshire Essential, explores how the biosphere is affected by human interventions such as climate change, deforestation, waste management, water and wind energy, population growth, and urbanization.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
About this “Berkshire Essentials” Volume.
Introduction—World Environmental History.
1: Anthropocene.
2: Anthroposphere.
3: Biological Exchanges.
4: Carrying Capacity.
5: Climate Change.
6: Columbian Exchange.
7: Deforestation.
8: Desertification.
9: Deserts.
10: Diseases—Animal.
11: Diseases—Overview.
12: Diseases—Plant.
13: Earthquakes.
14: Ecological Imperialism.
15: Energy.
16: Environmental Movements.
17: Erosion.
18: Ethnobotany.
19: Extinctions.
20: Famine.
21: Fire.
22: Gaia Theory.
23: Green Revolution.
24: Ice Ages.
25: Islands.
26: Mountains.
27: Natural Gas.
28: Nature.
29: Oceans and Seas.
30: Oil Spills.
31: Population and the Environment.
32: Rivers.
33: Roads.
34: Salinization.
35: Timber.
36: Trees.
37: Water.
38: Water Energy.
39: Water Management.
40: Wind Energy.
Index.
Editorial Board And Staff.
Author Credits.