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The Resource The wizard and the prophet : two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world, Charles C. Mann

The wizard and the prophet : two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world, Charles C. Mann

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The wizard and the prophet : two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world
Title
The wizard and the prophet
Title remainder
two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world
Statement of responsibility
Charles C. Mann
Title variation
wizard and the prophet
Title variation remainder
two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions of tomorrows world
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents two influential scientists, William Vogt (1902-1968), and Norman Borlaug (1914-2009), whose diametrically opposed views shaped modern understandings about the environment and related public policies
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10616401
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mann, Charles C
Dewey number
363.70092/273
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vogt, William
  • Borlaug, Norman E.
  • Borlaug, Norman E.
  • Vogt, William
  • Environmental sciences
  • Food security
  • Water security
  • Energy security
  • Climatic changes
  • Environmentalists
  • Climatic changes
  • Energy security
  • Environmental sciences
  • Environmentalists
  • Food security
  • Water security
  • United States
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions of tomorrow's world
Label
The wizard and the prophet : two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world, Charles C. Mann
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 481-584) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
One law -- State of the species -- Two men -- The prophet -- The wizard -- Four elements -- Earth: food -- Water: freshwater -- Fire: energy -- Air: climate change -- Two men -- The prophet -- The wizard -- One future -- The edge of the petri dish
Control code
1906508
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 616 pages
Isbn
9780307961693
Lccn
2017024776
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307961693
  • (OCoLC)999673749
Label
The wizard and the prophet : two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world, Charles C. Mann
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 481-584) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
One law -- State of the species -- Two men -- The prophet -- The wizard -- Four elements -- Earth: food -- Water: freshwater -- Fire: energy -- Air: climate change -- Two men -- The prophet -- The wizard -- One future -- The edge of the petri dish
Control code
1906508
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 616 pages
Isbn
9780307961693
Lccn
2017024776
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307961693
  • (OCoLC)999673749

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