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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

Label
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
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Flannery, Tim F.
Dewey number
508.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH102
LC item number
.F63 2001
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QH102
NAL item number
.F63 2001
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Natural history
  • Ecology
  • Sciences naturelles
  • Écologie
  • Ecology
  • Natural history
  • North America
  • Natuurlijke historie
  • Ecologie
  • Sciences naturelles
  • Écologie
  • Ökologie
  • Nordamerika
  • Natural history
  • Ecology
Label
The eternal frontier : an ecological history of North America and its peoples, Tim Flannery
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published by Text Publishing, Melbourne Australia in 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-395) 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
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
Control code
ocm45804680
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
404 pages
Isbn
9780871137890
Lccn
2001018841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o45804680
  • (OCoLC)45804680
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 (pages 383-395) 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
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
Control code
ocm45804680
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
404 pages
Isbn
9780871137890
Lccn
2001018841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o45804680
  • (OCoLC)45804680

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