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The Resource The world without us, Alan Weisman

The world without us, Alan Weisman

Label
The world without us
Title
The world without us
Statement of responsibility
Alan Weisman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A study of what would happen to Earth if the human presence was removed examines our legacy for the planet, from the objects that would vanish without human intervention to those that would become long-lasting remnants of humankind
Tone
Writing style
Award
ALA Notable Book, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
189834
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
304.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GF75
LC item number
.W455 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The world without us, Alan Weisman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prelude : a monkey koan -- A lingering scent of Eden -- Unbuilding our home -- The city without us -- The world just before us -- The lost menagerie -- The African paradox -- What falls apart -- What lasts -- Polymers are forever -- The petro patch -- The world without farms -- Ancient and modern wonders -- The world without war -- Wings without us -- Hot legacy -- Our geologic record -- Where do we go from here? -- Art beyond us -- The sea cradle -- Coda : our earth, our souls
Control code
ocn122261590
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 324 p.
Isbn
9780312347291
Lccn
2007011565
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)122261590
Label
The world without us, Alan Weisman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prelude : a monkey koan -- A lingering scent of Eden -- Unbuilding our home -- The city without us -- The world just before us -- The lost menagerie -- The African paradox -- What falls apart -- What lasts -- Polymers are forever -- The petro patch -- The world without farms -- Ancient and modern wonders -- The world without war -- Wings without us -- Hot legacy -- Our geologic record -- Where do we go from here? -- Art beyond us -- The sea cradle -- Coda : our earth, our souls
Control code
ocn122261590
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 324 p.
Isbn
9780312347291
Lccn
2007011565
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)122261590

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