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The Resource The eternal frontier : an ecological history of North America and its peoples, Tim Flannery

The eternal frontier : an ecological history of North America and its peoples, Tim Flannery

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The eternal frontier : an ecological history of North America and its peoples
Title
The eternal frontier
Title remainder
an ecological history of North America and its peoples
Statement of responsibility
Tim Flannery
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A paleontologist offers an ecological tour of North America, from the asteroid strike that killed the dinosaurs sixty-five million years ago to the present
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2001
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158214
Cataloging source
DPB
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1956-
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Flannery, Tim F.
Dewey number
508.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QH102
LC item number
.F63 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Natural history
  • Ecology
Target audience
adult
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an ecological history of North America and its peoples
Label
The eternal frontier : an ecological history of North America and its peoples, Tim Flannery
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Publication
Note
Originally published by Text Publishing, Melbourne Australia in 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [383]-395) and index
Contents
Map -- Introduction -- Act 1 : In which America is created and undone -- Ground zero ; Reordering of North America ; Hellbenders and hoofed creatures -- Act 2 : In which America becomes a tropical paradise -- First contacts ; Bridge over Greenland -- Act 3 : In which America becomes a land of immigrants -- Fatal configuration ; Grande Coupure ; Golden age ; Gateway to the present ; United lands of America ; Laurentide ; Visit to a new world -- Act 4 : In which America is discovered -- New world ; Black hole theory of extinction ; Massacring the mammoth, dismembering the mastodon ; New American fauna ; Making of the buffalo ; Rise of cultures ; Taming of teosinte -- Act 5 : In which America conquers the world : Alternative Americas -- English colonies all ; Conceived in liberty ; Fatal impact ; America under the gun ; Making of a giant ; What's home on the range? ; Reinventing America
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
404 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802138880
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802138880
  • (OCoLC)49945130
Label
The eternal frontier : an ecological history of North America and its peoples, Tim Flannery
Publication
Note
Originally published by Text Publishing, Melbourne Australia in 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [383]-395) and index
Contents
Map -- Introduction -- Act 1 : In which America is created and undone -- Ground zero ; Reordering of North America ; Hellbenders and hoofed creatures -- Act 2 : In which America becomes a tropical paradise -- First contacts ; Bridge over Greenland -- Act 3 : In which America becomes a land of immigrants -- Fatal configuration ; Grande Coupure ; Golden age ; Gateway to the present ; United lands of America ; Laurentide ; Visit to a new world -- Act 4 : In which America is discovered -- New world ; Black hole theory of extinction ; Massacring the mammoth, dismembering the mastodon ; New American fauna ; Making of the buffalo ; Rise of cultures ; Taming of teosinte -- Act 5 : In which America conquers the world : Alternative Americas -- English colonies all ; Conceived in liberty ; Fatal impact ; America under the gun ; Making of a giant ; What's home on the range? ; Reinventing America
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
404 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802138880
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802138880
  • (OCoLC)49945130

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