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A New Green History of the World

The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations

by Clive Ponting

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7361756M
ISBN 100143038982
ISBN 109780143038986

Clive Ponting?s original and provocative history of human civilization?now in a thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated edition Years ahead of its time, Clive Ponting captivated readers with A Green History of the World, his study of great civilizations and the causes of their fall. Using the Roman empire as its central example, this classic work reveals how overexpansion and the exhaustion. Buy a cheap copy of A Green History of the World: The book by Clive Ponting. Clive Ponting's original and provocative history of human civilization-now in a thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated edition Years ahead of its time, Clive Free shipping over $

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A New Green History Of The World: Clive Ponting: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.4/5(). His Green History of the World was an international bestseller, and his revisionist biography of Churchill raised a storm of controversy. He is the author of Armageddon, an analysis of the Second World War, The Pimlico History of the Twentieth Century, World History: A New Perspective and Thirteen Days: The Road to the First World War.

Read more. Like Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs and Steel, Clive Ponting's book studies the relationship between the environment and human history. It examines world civilisations from Sumeria to ancient Egypt, from Easter Island to the Roman Empire and it argues that human beings have repeatedly built societies that have grown and prospered by exploiting the Earth's resources, only to.

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Lee Martin McDonald (PhD, University of Edinburgh Reviews: Biography. Clive Ponting was until recently Reader in Politics and International Relations at the University of Wales, Swansea. Available in Pimlico are his most recent books: Gunpowder: From the Alchemists of China to the Battlefields of Europe; The Pimlico History of the Twentieth Century; World History: A New Perspective; Thirteen Days: The Road to the First World War; and The Crimean War.

Ponting substantially revised the book in We prefer the original book. Quotes from A Green History of the World ( Edition) "The Easter Islanders, aware that they were almost completely isolated from the rest of the world, must surely have realised that their very existence depended on the limited resources of a small island.

The World History: From the Ancient World to the Information Age text book features major events that shaped the world into what it has become today. The transition from ancient technology to the modern era technology is a major topic in this book.

The importance of this transition and how it resulted in modern society is a key factor to consider when reading this book.

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