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The Resource The edge of extinction : travels with enduring people in vanishing lands, Jules Pretty

The edge of extinction : travels with enduring people in vanishing lands, Jules Pretty

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The edge of extinction : travels with enduring people in vanishing lands
Title
The edge of extinction
Title remainder
travels with enduring people in vanishing lands
Statement of responsibility
Jules Pretty
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jules Pretty explores life and change in a dozen environments and cultures across the world, taking us on a series of remarkable journeys to show that there are many different ways to live in cooperation with nature
Summary
A professor discusses the future of the planet and the unsustainability of modern lifestyles after spending time with people who live close to and off the land in such places as China, Africa, New Zealand, Siberia, and the U.S
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10394225
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NIC/DLC
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Pretty, Jules N
Dewey number
304.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Nature
  • Human beings
Target audience
adult
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travels with enduring people in vanishing lands
Label
The edge of extinction : travels with enduring people in vanishing lands, Jules Pretty
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.207-218)
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Seacoast: Ngai Tahu, Aotearoa (New Zealand) -- Mountain: Huangshan, China -- Desert: Murujuga (Burrup), Australia -- Steppe: Tyva, Russia -- Snow: Karelia, Finland -- Swamp: Okavango, Botswana -- Marsh-farm: East Anglia, England -- Coast: Antrim Glens, Northern Ireland -- Snow: Nitassinan, Labrador, Canada -- Farm-city: Amish country, Ohio, USA -- Swamp: Atchafalaya Basin, Louisiana, USA -- Desert: Timbisha (Death Valley), California, USA -- Coda: dreaming of the day after
Control code
ocn879583312
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 220 pages
Isbn
9780801453304
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014017464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)879583312
Label
The edge of extinction : travels with enduring people in vanishing lands, Jules Pretty
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.207-218)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Seacoast: Ngai Tahu, Aotearoa (New Zealand) -- Mountain: Huangshan, China -- Desert: Murujuga (Burrup), Australia -- Steppe: Tyva, Russia -- Snow: Karelia, Finland -- Swamp: Okavango, Botswana -- Marsh-farm: East Anglia, England -- Coast: Antrim Glens, Northern Ireland -- Snow: Nitassinan, Labrador, Canada -- Farm-city: Amish country, Ohio, USA -- Swamp: Atchafalaya Basin, Louisiana, USA -- Desert: Timbisha (Death Valley), California, USA -- Coda: dreaming of the day after
Control code
ocn879583312
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 220 pages
Isbn
9780801453304
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014017464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)879583312

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