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The Resource The last lost world : ice ages, human origins, and the invention of the Pleistocene, Lydia V. Pyne and Stephen J. Pyne

The last lost world : ice ages, human origins, and the invention of the Pleistocene, Lydia V. Pyne and Stephen J. Pyne

Label
The last lost world : ice ages, human origins, and the invention of the Pleistocene
Title
The last lost world
Title remainder
ice ages, human origins, and the invention of the Pleistocene
Statement of responsibility
Lydia V. Pyne and Stephen J. Pyne
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An enlightening investigation of the Pleistocene's dual character as a geologic time-and as a cultural idea The Last Lost World describes the world that made our modern one
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10120167
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DLC
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Pyne, Lydia V
Dewey number
551.7/92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE697
LC item number
.P96 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1949-
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Pyne, Stephen J.
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True
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  • Geology, Stratigraphic
  • Paleogeography
Target audience
adult
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ice ages, human origins, and the invention of the Pleistocene
Label
The last lost world : ice ages, human origins, and the invention of the Pleistocene, Lydia V. Pyne and Stephen J. Pyne
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue. Mosel Bay, South Africa -- pt. 1. How the Pleistocene got it's ice. Rift ; Ice ; Story -- pt. 2. The great game. Footnotes to Plato ; Out of Africa ; Missing links ; New truths, heresies, superstitions ; The ancients and the moderns -- pt. 3.How the Pleistocene lost it's tale. The hominin who would be king ; The Anthropcene ; Epilogue : Rift redux
Control code
2011038464
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
306 p.
Isbn
9780670023639
Lccn
2011038464
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
The last lost world : ice ages, human origins, and the invention of the Pleistocene, Lydia V. Pyne and Stephen J. Pyne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue. Mosel Bay, South Africa -- pt. 1. How the Pleistocene got it's ice. Rift ; Ice ; Story -- pt. 2. The great game. Footnotes to Plato ; Out of Africa ; Missing links ; New truths, heresies, superstitions ; The ancients and the moderns -- pt. 3.How the Pleistocene lost it's tale. The hominin who would be king ; The Anthropcene ; Epilogue : Rift redux
Control code
2011038464
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
306 p.
Isbn
9780670023639
Lccn
2011038464
Other physical details
ill., maps

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